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
Available disaggregations
Other information

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 13 January 2022
Metadata last updated 13 January 2022

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

(a) Index of coastal eutrophication; and (b) plastic debris density

Target name

By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

UN Environment (UNEP)

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