SDGs Report 2021: COVID-19 Led to First Rise in Extreme Poverty in a Generation

The report was launched on the first day of the 2021 session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The report indicates there has been progress in the availability of internationally comparable data on the SDGs, with the number of indicators included in the global SDG database having increased from 115 in
2016, to around 160 in 2019 and 211 in 2021.