Supporting developing countries measure progress towards achieving a Green Economy
United Nations Development Account project 2014-2015

List of Green Economy Indicators



CodeNameCore setMetadata information
1Economic, demographic and social context for sustainable development
1.1Demographic patterns and trends
1.1.3Percentage of urban populationYes
1.1.4Growth rate of urban populationYes
1.2Economic growth, structure of economy and productivity
1.2.1Real GDP growthYes
1.3Labour
1.3.1Labour force participation rateYes
1.3.4Labour productivityYes
1.4Poverty, income distribution and other social issues
1.4.2Percentage of population living in poverty and extreme povertyYes
1.4.3Proportion of population below $1.90 (PPP) per dayYes
1.4.4Proportion of urban population living in slums Yes
1.4.6Total net enrolment ratio in primary educationYes
1.4.7Total public expenditure on education as a percentage of GDP Yes
1.4.8Total expenditure on health (PPP) per capitaYes
1.5Inflation and commodity prices
1.5.1Consumer price indexYes
1.6International trade and tourism
1.6.2Terms of trade indexYes
1.6.3International tourist arrivals in % to populationYes
1.6.4International tourism, receiptsYes
2The environmental and Resource Productivity
2.1Carbon emissions
2.1.1Carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions, thousand metric tonsYes
2.1.2Carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions, metric tons per capitaYes
2.1.3Carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions, kg per $1 GDP (PPP)Yes
2.2Energy
2.2.2Total final energy consumption per capitaYes
2.2.4Renewable energy supplyYes
2.2.5Renewable electricityYes
3The natural asset base
3.1Renewable resources
3.1.1Freshwater resourcesYes
3.1.2Freshwater abstractionYes
3.1.3Proportion of freshwater abstracted to freshwater resourcesYes
3.1.4Forest areaYes
3.1.5Proportion of land area covered by forestYes
3.1.8DeforestationYes
3.1.9Fish catchYes
3.2Non-renewable resources
3.2.1Mineral resources: stocks or reserves of selected minerals, including fossil fuels and critical raw materials, as determined by the reporting country Yes
3.2.2Extraction rates of selected minerals, including fossil fuels and critical raw materials, as determined by the reporting countryYes
3.3Land and agriculture
3.3.1Proportion of agricultural area to total land areaYes
3.3.8Pesticides used on crop areasYes
3.3.9Chemical fertilizers used on crop areaYes
3.4Biodiversity and ecosystems
3.4.4Proportion of marine protected areas to territorial watersYes
3.4.5Proportion of terrestrial protected areas to total surface areaYes
3.5Footprints
4The environmental dimension of quality of life
4.1Environmental health and risks
4.1.1Concentration of particulate matter (PM10) in urban airYes
4.2Environmental services and amenities
4.2.1Proportion of total population using an improved drinking water source Yes
4.2.2Proportion of urban population using an improved drinking water source Yes
4.2.3Proportion of rural population using an improved drinking water source Yes
4.2.4Proportion of total population using an improved sanitation facilityYes
4.2.5Proportion of urban population using an improved sanitation facilityYes
4.2.6Proportion of rural population using an improved sanitation facilityYes
5Policy responses and economic opportunities
5.1Regulations and management
5.1.1Annual government environmental protection expenditureYes
5.1.2Participation in multilateral environmental agreementsYes
5.2Environmental goods and services
5.3International financial flows