‘Basic 2019 Statistics’ provides development indicators for 46 economies in Asia and the Pacific.
The report features a selection of SDG indicators across the Goals.
Users can view ADB member economies’ performance on each indicator to track and measure progress within and across countries.
April 2019: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released the 2019 version of its statistics report, with this year’s publication including economic, environmental and social indicators used to track progress towards the SDGs. Users can view ADB member economies’ performance on each indicator to track and measure progress within and across countries.
‘Basic 2019 Statistics’ provides development indicators for 46 economies in Asia and the Pacific. The publication features a set of core indicators as well as indicators on land, population, the SDGs, national accounts, money, balance of payments, reserves, external debt and government finance.
On the SDGs, the report presents a selection of SDG indicators across the Goals, from the proportion of employed population below USD1.90 per person a day, under SDG 1 (no poverty), to material footprint and domestic material consumption, under SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). The report includes at least one indicator related to each SDG, including several indicators for SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure).
Environment-focused indicators include coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas, in support of SDG 14 (life below water), and forest area as a proportion of total land areas, in line with SDG 15 (life on land). [Publication: Basic Statistics 2019]