The ONS has compiled this Dashboard to aid understanding of the economy. The represented commentary and trends are not a forecast or prediction but aim to help comprehension of how these data are potentially impacted by the international and domestic economic environment.

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


Available disaggregations
Other information

This tool on understanding the UK economy presents data from the most recent official releases in the main areas that contribute to economic activity. Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 18 April 2019
Metadata last updated 22 November 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

Macroeconomic Dashboard

Target name

Enhance global macroeconomic stability, including through policy coordination and policy coherence

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

World Bank (WB)

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Office for National Statistics



Earliest available data


Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date 19 February 2019
Next release


Statistical classification

Official statistics

Contact details

Other information