Number of countries that have national statistical legislation (that [a] enshrine statistical independence; [b]mandate data collection; and [c] secure access to national administrative data) ( AAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 17.18 By 2020, enhance capacity-building support to developing countries, including for least developed countries and small island developing States, to increase significantly the availability of high-quality, timely and reliable data disaggregated by income, gender, age, race, ethnicity, migratory status, disability, geographic location and other characteristics relevant in national contexts


All targets

Data & Organisations


MDG/SDG reporting databases (UNDESA and UNDP) plus baseline assessment in 2015 by UNFPA.