This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

Indicator available
Indicator description
Geographical coverage
Unit of measurement
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Data last updated 18 April 2019
Metadata last updated 01 December 2021

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Direct economic loss attributed to disasters in relation to global gross domestic product (GDP)

Target name

By 2030, build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

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