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SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Targets and Indicators
8.1 Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries
8.1.1 Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita
1 Per capita GDP growth (%)
Target 8.2 Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value-added and labour-intensive sectors
8.2.1 Annual growth rate of real GDP per employed person
Target 8.3 Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services
8.3.1 Proportion of informal employment in non-agriculture employment, by sex
1 Contribution of Micro-,Small-, and Medium-scale enterprises in GDP (%)
2 Access to Financial Services
3 Access to Cooperatives (% of households within 30 min walk) 54e 60.9 66.1 71.3 80
Target 8.4 Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavor to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed countries taking the lead
8.4.1 Material footprint, material footprint per capita, and material footprint per GDP
1 Material Intensity in total manufacturing (Rupees of material input to achieve the output value of Rs 100)
8.4.2 Domestic material consumption, domestic material consumption per capita, and domestic material consumption per GDP
Target 8.5 By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value
8.5.1 Average hourly earnings of female and male employees, by occupation, age and persons with disabilities 32d 50.1 63.7 77.3 100
8.5.2 Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities
1 Underemployment rate (15-59 y) (%) 27.8d 23.1 19.5 15.9 10
Target 8.6 By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
8.6.1 Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training
1 Youth underemployment rate (%) 35.8d 28.9 23.8 18.6 10
Target 8.7 Take immediate and effective measures to secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, eradicate forced labour and, by 2025, end child labour in all its forms, including the recruitment and use of child soldiers
8.7.1 Proportion and number of children aged 5-17 years engaged in child labour, by sex and age
1 Children working under hazardous conditions (%) 30d 22 16 10 0
Target 8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment management
8.8.1 Frequency rates of fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries, by sex and migrant status
8.8.2 Level of national compliance of labour rights (freedom of association and collective bargaining) based on International Labour Organization (ILO) textual sources and national legislation, by sex and migrant status
Target 8.9 By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
8.9.1 Tourism direct GDP as a proportion of total GDP and in growth rate 2.6d 4 5.1 6.2 8
1 Tourist arrival (million) 0.8d 1.6 1.9 2.2 3
2 Tourism revenue (us$) (million)
8.9.2 Proportion of jobs in sustainable tourism industries out of total tourism jobs
1 Annual number of jobs in tourism industries (‘000) 90d 332.7 514.7 696 1000
Target 8.10 Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all
(a) Number of commercial bank branches per 100,000 adults and 18a 23 26 30 36
(b) Automated teller machines per 100000 adult population (number) 11a 17 21 26 33
1 Life insurance coverage (%)
8.10.2 Proportion of adults (15 years and older) with an account at a bank or other financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider 34d 51.3 64.3 77.3 99
8.a.1 Aid for Trade commitments and disbursements 0.2a
8.b.1 Existence of a developed and operationalized national strategy for youth employment, as a distinct strategy or as part of a national employment strategy