This indicator was added following indicator changes from the United Nations 2020 Comprehensive Review. The indicator it replaced has been archived.

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.

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Metadata last updated 08 October 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

Number of countries that have national urban policies or regional development plans that (a) respond to population dynamics; (b) ensure balanced territorial development; and (c) increase local fiscal space

Target name

Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
The United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals metadata for target 11.a opens in a new window