Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Indicator 12.1.1

Number of countries developing, adopting or implementing policy instruments aimed at supporting the shift to sustainable consumption and production

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Suitable data sources for this indicator are currently being explored. This indicator is classified as Tier 3 and therefore no internationally established methodology or statistical standards are yet available. Corresponding methodologies or standards are being developed by the responsible international organizations and subsequently tested in cooperation with national statistical offices.

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The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

Implement the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns, all countries taking action, with developed countries taking the lead, taking into account the development and capabilities of developing countries

Indicator name

Number of countries developing, adopting or implementing policy instruments aimed at supporting the shift to sustainable consumption and production

Designated tier

Tier II

Custodian agency

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Link to the global metadata of this indicator United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata opens in a new window