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Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

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

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Definitions

The public sector is the part of the economy composed of both public services and public enterprises. For further information please see Office for National Statistics Public sector classification guide.

Available disaggregations
Calculations

(Number of people employed in the private sector by sex or age grouping / Number of people employed in the private sector) * 100

Other information

Age and sex distribution in the general population is provided for representative comparison. Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 16 September 2021
Metadata last updated 16 September 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

Proportions of positions in national and local institutions, including (a) the legislatures; (b) the public service; and (c) the judiciary, compared to national distributions, by sex, age, persons with disabilities and population groups

Target name

Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I (a)/Tier II (b, c)

UN custodian agency

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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Source 1

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Quarterly

Earliest available data

2000

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source
Release date 06 December 2017
Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

Non-Official

Contact details

yanitsa.petkova@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Quarterly

Earliest available data

2008

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date 15 November 2017
Next release

21/02/2018

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

labour.market@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Source 3

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1838

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Population Estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland opens in a new window
Release date 22 June 2017
Next release

01/06/2018

Statistical classification

Official Statistic

Contact details

pop.info@ons.gov.uk

Other information