SDG Indicators

Metadata repository

The metadata available in this repository is a work in progress. It reflects the latest reference metadata information provided by the UN System and other international organizations on data and statistics for the Tier I and II indicators in the global indicator framework. Since Tier III indicators are still under methodological development, a link to the webpage that includes all available work plans is being provided. This repository will be further updated and periodically reviewed in cooperation with the respective data compilers.

Note: The recently concluded 51st session of the UN Statistical Commission approved multiple changes to the global indicator framework as included in the 2020 Comprehensive Review conducted by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs). Please note that the metadata for these indicators will be finalized shortly. In the meantime, you can find the provisional metadata for all indicators included in the 2020 Comprehensive Review at the following webpage:

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Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Target 16.2: End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
  • Indicator 16.2.1: Proportion of children aged 1-17 years who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers in the past month
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  • Indicator 16.2.2: Number of victims of human trafficking per 100,000 population, by sex, age and form of exploitation
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  • Indicator 16.2.3: Proportion of young women and men aged 18‑29 years who experienced sexual violence by age 18
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