SDG 4 Global and Thematic Indicator Lists

Complete list of SDG4 indicators

This includes the current set of 11 global and 32 thematic indicators are agreed upon by the United Nations Statistical Commission and the TCG respectively for the follow-up and review of the SDG4 - Education 2030 Agenda.

Core list of indicators for reporting in 2017

In 2017, countries will begin using this core list of 31 indicators to monitor SDG 4 progress. Following two years of consultation with countries and partners, this list was reviewed by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) and the TCG to ensure that the indicators are feasible and fit for purpose.

The core list includes the 11 global indicators , developed by the IAEG-SDGs based on input from countries, international and regional organizations, civil society, academia, and the private sector.

It also includes the 18 thematic indicators agreed upon by TCG in October 2016.

List of SDG4 indicators that need further development

In October 2016, the TCG identified 22 global and thematic education indicators requiring further methodological development.