These indicators provide information on Belgium’s progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the United Nations: Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The website presents 82 indicators, classified and numbered in accordance with the SDGs. It is accompanied by an annual report – see the 2023 Report. These reports are the continuation of the reports on complementary indicators to the gross domestic product.
These indicators were selected by the Interfederal Statistical Institute – see SDG-I. Using three indicators per SDG, the Federal Planning Bureau assesses for Belgium the trends of indicators towards the SDGs – see the assessment of 51 indicators.
Belgium presents these indicators in its Voluntary National Review (VNR) to the July 2023 United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
Data updated: March 2023 | Trends assessed: April 2023.
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Reduce inequality within and among countries
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development