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

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

Goal 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Goal 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Abstract

SDG 8: "Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all" of the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015 - facts and trends at the outset of the 2030 Development Agenda.

It presents analyses of the major development trends for countries in Asia and the Pacific relating to Goal 8 of the new 17 Sustainable Development Goals, investigating subregional trends and highlighting progress and disparities in social, economic and environmental development.

Data tables relating to SDG 8:
- G08.1 - Gross domestic product
- G08.2 - Employment
- G08.3 - Employment by sector
- G08.4 - Employment by status
- G08.5 - Labour Productivity
- G08.6 - Unemployment
- G08.7 - Trade
- G08.8 - Youth not in employment education or training (NEET)
- G08.9 - Tourism
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The targets under this Goal are:

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
8.2 Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value-added and labour-intensive sectors
8.3 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
8.4 Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour 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
8.5 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
8.6 By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
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
8.8 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
8.9 By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
8.10 Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all
8.a Increase Aid for Trade support for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, including through the Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries
8.b By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization

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G08.2-EmploymentDownload
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G08.4-Employment_by_statusDownload
G08.5-Labour_ProductivityDownload
G08.6-UnemploymentDownload
G08.7-Trade_0Download
G08.8-Youth_not_in_employment_education_or_training_(NEET)Download
G08.9-TourismDownload