The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a global road map with a universal agenda for people, planet, prosperity and peace. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) includes a set of seventeen ambitious Goals, with 169 targets and 232 indicators. Sustainable development has been defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
SDGs is built on the achievements of the Millennium Development Goals, which includes new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, peace and justice, as other priorities.
Maldives had taken the ownership to implement the goals at national level and is working to establish a national framework for achieving the 17 Goals. Accordingly, the National Bureau of Statistics is working on production of accessible, timely, and reliable disaggregated data, and building national statistical capacity in order to facilitate the key to the process of monitoring the achievements of SDGs at national level through the National Statistical system.
This report presents data updates and details on the availability of data on SDG Indicators through the National Statistical System of the Maldives. The National Statistical System catered the data through all sources; censuses, surveys and administrative systems/registers.