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Sustainable development indicators

The indicators are intended to communicate and highlight progress in key issues and priority areas for sustainable development and, along with other evidence, help to identify where action is required.

Discontinuation notice
The Sustainable Development Indicators are no longer updated. The Welsh Government now monitors progress towards well-being goals through the Well-being of Future Generations Act, and an annual update report is published on the Well-being of Wales. The national indicators also show progress in Wales against some of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Reports

Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 2. Social Justice - Population in relative low-income households (HI) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 3. Biodiversity conservation - Status of priority habitats and species (HI) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 4. Ecological footprint - Wales's global ecological footprint (HI) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 6. Greenhouse gas emissions - Emissions of greenhouse gases (RES)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 7a. Waste - Waste arisings by sector (RES)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 7b. Waste - Waste arisings by management methods (RES) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 8. Household waste (RES) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 9a. Mobility - Number of trips per person per year by main mode (RES) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 9b. Mobility - Percentage of people travelling to work by main modes (RES) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 10a. Biodiversity conservation - Population of wild birds (ENV)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 10b. Biodiversity conservation - Population of wild birds (ENV) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 11. Ecological impacts of air pollution - Area of sensitive habitats exceeding critical loads for acidification and eutrophication (ENV)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 12. Air quality - Days when air pollution is moderate or higher (ENV)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 13. River quality - Percentage of river lengths of good chemical or biological quality (ENV) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 14. Soil quality - Soil carbon stock (ENV) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 15. Sustainable water resources management - The percentage of water resource zones meeting target headroom requirements (ENV)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 17. Resource efficiency - The ratio of carbon dioxide emissions to GVA at current prices
Data Provider: Welsh Government 18. Electricity from renewable sources - Percentage of electricty generated in Wales from renewable sources (ECON) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 21. Housing - Average energy efficiency - SAP rating (SOC) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 22. Accessibility - Percentage of households where time taken to reach local facilities on foot or by public transport is 15 minutes or less (SOC) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 23a. Police recorded serious acquisitive crime (SOC)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 23b. British Crime Survey - Household crime in Wales (SOC) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 24a. Education - Percentage of pupils at Key Stage 2 achieving the core subject indicator (WEL) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 24b. Education - Percentage of adults aged 19-21 qualified to National Qualification Framework level 2 or above (WEL) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 25. Child poverty (WEL) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 26. Pensioner poverty (WEL) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 28. Active community participation - Percentage of people volunteering on a formal and informal basis (WEL) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government 29. Welsh Language-Percentage of Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 assessments and Foundation Phase outcomes (WEL) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 5. Wellbeing - Physical and mental health (HI) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 20. Population aged 16-64 on key benefits (SOC) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 1. Economic output - Gross Value Added, Gross Value Added (£ per head) and Gross Value Added (UK=100) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 24c. Education - Percentage of working age adults qualified to National Qualification Framework level 4 or above (WEL) National Statistics
Data Provider: Welsh Government OData 16. Employment - Percentage of people aged 16-64 in work (ECON) National Statistics

Links

Data Provider: Welsh Government 19a. Infant Mortality rate - Office for National Statistics (external link)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 19b. Life expectancy at birth - Office for National Statistics (external link)
Data Provider: Welsh Government 27. Workless Households - Office for National Statistics (external link)