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. This repository will be further updated and periodically reviewed in cooperation with the respective data compilers.

Note: Several indicators' metadata included in the 2020 Comprehensive Review conducted by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) and approved during the 51st session of the UN Statistical Commission are being finalized. In the meantime, you can find the provisional metadata for these indicators in the 2020 Comprehensive Review 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 16.9: By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration
  • Indicator 16.9.1: Proportion of children under 5 years of age whose births have been registered with a civil authority, by age
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