Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Indicator 5.6.2

Number of countries with laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education

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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.

Time series available
Comparability with global metadata
Link to 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

Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences

Indicator name

Number of countries with laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education

Designated tier

Tier II

Custodian agency

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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