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Source: United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

Footnote: 1. Please note the y axis does not always go to 100% for ease of visualisation.

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

There is no established convention for the designation of “developed” and “developing” countries or areas in the United Nations system. In common practice, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in Northern America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania, and Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas.

Available disaggregations

International institution

Calculations
Other information

The indicator is calculated independently for eleven different international institutions - The United Nations General Assembly, the United Nations Security Council, the United Nations Economic and Social Council, the International Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Finance Corporation, the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Trade Organisation, and the Financial Stability Board. Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 26 January 2022
Metadata last updated 03 February 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

Proportion of members and voting rights of developing countries in international organizations

Target name

Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)/Financing for Development Office (FFDO)

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals metadata for target 16.8 opens in a new window
Organisation

United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2000

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date 21 December 2021
Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

Official - International

Contact details

dsdg@un.org

Other information

Search indicators and pick goal 16. Select series 16.8.1 and filter the “Country or area” tab so it olny selects Country -> United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.