Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.

"Roughly half the world’s population still lives on the equivalent of about US$2 a day. And in too many places, having a job doesn’t guarantee the ability to escape from poverty. This slow and uneven progress requires us to rethink and retool our economic and social policies aimed at eradicating poverty".

Target 8.1: Sustainable Economic Growth.

Indicator 8.1.1 is annual growth rate of real GDP per capita.

Target 8.2: Diversify, innovate and upgrade for economic productivity.

Indicator 8.2.1 is annual growth rate of real GDP per employed person.

Target 8.3: Promote policies to support job creation and growing enterprises.

Indicator 8.3.1 is the proportion of informal employment in non-agriculture employment, by sex.

Target 8.4: Improve resource efficiency in consumption and production.

Indicator 8.4.1 is material footprint, material footprint per capita, and material footprint per GDP.

Indicator 8.4.2 is domestic material consumption, domestic material consumption per capita, and domestic material consumption per GDP.

Target 8.5: Full employment and decent work with equal pay.

Indicator 8.5.1 is the average hourly earnings of female and male employees, by occupation, age and persons with disabilities.

Indicator 8.5.2 is the unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities.

Target 8.6: Promote youth employment, education and training.

Indicator 8.6.1 is the proportion of youth (aged 15–24 years) not in education, employment or training.

Target 8.7: End modern slavery, trafficking, and child labour.

 Indicator 8.7.1 is the proportion and number of children aged 5–17 years engaged in child labour, by sex and age.

Target 8.8: Protect labour rights and promote safe working environments.

Indicator 8.8.1 is the frequency rates of fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries, by sex and migrant status.

Indicator 8.8.2 is the Level of national compliance with labour right (freedom of association and collective bargaining) based on International Labour Organization (ILO) textual sources and national legislation.

Target 8.9: Promote beneficial and sustainable tourism.

Indicator 8.9.1 is tourism direct GDP as a proportion of total GDP and in growth rate.

Target 8.10: Universal access to banking, insurance and financial services.

Indicator 8.10.1 is the (a) Number of commercial bank branches per 100,000 adults and (b) number of automated teller machines (ATMs) per 100,000 adults.

Indicator 8.10.2 is the proportion of adults (15 years and older) with an account at a bank or other financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider.

Target 8.A: Increase aid for trade support.

Indicator 8.A.1 is aid for trade commitments and disbursements.

Target 8.B: Develop a global youth employment strategy.

Indicator 8.B.1 is the Existence of a developed and operationalized national strategy for youth employment. Go to goal 9.

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