Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

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

Indicator 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

Non-statistical indicator

We have identified the following policies relevant to this indicator - Education and Skills Act 2008.

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.

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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

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

Target name

8.b By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata (PDF 526 KB) opens in a new window