SDG 8 Decent work and economic growth

The goal SDG 8 is to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all. This dashboard contains the indicators corresponding to SDG 8 according to the global framework of the United Nations. Where possible, the framework is filled with data about the Netherlands.

Targets and indicators

8.1 Sustain economic growth, at least 7% in least developed countries

8.1.1 Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita

8.2 Achieve higher levels of economic productivity

8.2.1 Annual growth rate of real GDP per employed person

8.3 Promote development-oriented policies

8.3.1 Proportion of informal employment in total employment

8.4 Improve resource efficiency and decouple from environmental degradation

8.4.1 Material footprint

8.4.2 Domestic material consumption

8.5 Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all

8.5.1 Average hourly earnings

8.5.2 Unemployment rate

8.6 Reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training

8.6.1 Proportion of youth not in education, employment or training

8.7 Eradicate modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour

8.7.1 Proportion and number of childeren engaged in child labour

8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments

8.8.1 Frequency rates of fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries

8.8.2 Increase in national compliance of labour rights

8.9 Promote sustainable tourism

8.9.1 Tourism direct GDP as a proportion of total GDP and in growth rate

8.10 Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions

8.10.1 Number of commercial bank branches and automated teller machines

8.10.2 Proportion of adults with an account at a financial institution

8.a Increase aid for trade support for developing countries

8.a.1 Aid for Trade commitments and disbursements

8.b Strategy for youth employment

8.b.1 Existence of a national strategy for youth employment