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Country Case Studies

This page contains country case studies related to the CES Road Map on Statistics for SDGs (2nd Edition).


Road Map Section 1: Use of Statistics for SDGs

Germany: Policy follow up on off-track SDG indicators

Netherlands: Local government use of NSO data - Urban Data Centres

Netherlands: Using well-being and SDG indicators to hold government to account

Poland: Statistics Poland and Supreme Court Audit Office - cooperation for state auditing in line with the SDGs

Road Map Section 2: Quality Assurance of SDG Indicators

Netherlands: Quality criteria for externally sourced data

Norway: The ontology for SDG statistics

Norway: The role of taxonomy in improving the quality of SDG indicator sets

Sweden: Metadata for national indicators

Road Map Section 3: National Coordination Mechanisms

Portugal: Coordinating the statistical follow-up of the 2030 Agenda

Russian Federation: National coordination mechanisms for SDGs

Road Map Section 4: Reporting Global SDG Indicators

Armenia: National Reporting Platform for Armenia data for SDG indicators

Iceland: Implementation of Icelandic National Reporting Platform

Kyrgyzstan: National Reporting Platform on Statistics for SDGs

Kyrgyzstan: Reporting on global SDG indicators and SDMX

Portugal: Reporting and validating SDG data

Turkey: Country experience in the production of non-official statistics

Road Map Section 5: Tracking Progress of the SDGs

EU: Using official and experimental indicators to monitor SDGs in European cities

France: Territorial indicators of sustainable development

Norway: The KPIs for Smart Sustainable Cities as a standard for city assessment against the SDGs

Poland: Impact Barometer – a set of SDG indicators for Polish business

Russian Federation: National set of SDG indicators

Spain: Regional (sub-national) Indicators for Sustainable Development

Sweden: Local indicator sets

Road Map Section 6: Leave No One Behind

Albania: Combining census data with other sources

Albania: Gender equality

Armenia: SDG indicators related to children’s rights and situation

Canada: Small area estimation for employment and sales survey

France: Administrative sources for earning survey

France: Local statistics

France: Surveying the homeless

France: Using panels for longitudinality

Ireland: Communication of data on different population groups

Ireland: Story Maps to illustrate unemployment and poverty

Ireland: Tutorial on linking statistical and geospatial data

Kyrgyzstan: Traditional sources and MPI calculator

Netherlands: Distribution of well-being across population groups

Spain: Household income distribution atlas

United Kingdom: Age disaggregation

United Kingdom: Inclusive Data Charter

United Kingdom: Partner abuse

OECD: Child well-being

UNESCO: Identifying regional capacity gaps ensures no one is left behind

Road Map Section 7: Communication of Statistics for SDGs

Austria: The project "How’s Austria?"

Armenia: Armstat Microdata Library

Canada: Infographics to better communicate statistics

France: Website as a tool to communicate statistics

Ireland: Use of social media, NRP and story maps

Netherlands: Increasing national SDG awareness by communicating to and through children

Portugal: National Reporting Platform as a tool to communicate and disseminate the SDG indicators

Portugal: Use of social media

Republic of Moldova: Social media

Spain: Informative website “Explain”

Spain: Use of social media to communicate statistics

Ukraine: Assessment of the progress towards achieving SDGs in Ukraine

United Kingdom: Use of social media, NRP and other communication tools

Road Map Section 8: Voluntary National Reviews

Austria: Coordination in VNR preparation

Norway: Using the SDG data for Voluntary Local Reviews

Russian Federation: 2020 Voluntary National Review

Road Map Section 9: Capacity Development for SDG Statistics

Armenia: Coordination of capacity development for SDG statistics in Armenia

France: International cooperation for capacity building

United Kingdom: International collaboration


Last update date: March 9, 2023