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 last updated 18 April 2019
Metadata last updated 03 July 2020

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

Average marine acidity (pH) measured at agreed suite of representative sampling stations

Target name

Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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