SDG 11 Sustainable cities and communities

The goal of SDG 11 is to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. This dashboard contains the indicators corresponding to SDG 11 according to the global framework of the United Nations. Where possible, the framework is filled with data about the Netherlands.

Targets and indicators

11.1 Ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing

11.1.1 Proportion of urban population living in inadequate housing

11.2 Provide access to affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems

11.2.1 Proportion of population that has convenient access to public transport

11.3 Enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization

11.3.1 Ratio of land consumption rate to population growth rate

11.3.2 Proportion of cities with a direct participation structure

11.4 Strengthen efforts to protect the world’s cultural and natural heritage

11.4.1 Total expenditure spent on protection of cultural and natural heritage

11.5 Reduce the economic and social impact of disasters

11.5.1 Number of deaths, missing persons or persons affected by disaster

11.5.2 Direct disaster economic loss in relation to GDP

11.6 Reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities

11.6.1 Proportion of waste regularly collected and with adequate final discharge

11.6.2 Annual mean levels of fine particulate matter in cities

11.7 Provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible public spaces

11.7.1 Average share of the built-up area that is open space for public use

11.7.2 Proportion of persons victim of physical or sexual harassment

11.a Economic, social and environmental links between urban and rural areas

11.a.1 Number of countries that have adequate national urban policies

11.b Resilient communities with respect to inclusion and climate change

11.b.1 Local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework

11.b.2 Local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with national strategies

11.c Support sustainable and resilient building in least developed countries

11.c.1 Proportion of financial support for sustainable building