SDG Watch


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Goals/Targets/Indicators Baseline Data Source Agency
Data Year
target 17.1 Strengthen domestic resource mobilization, including through international support to developing countries, to improve domestic capacity for tax and other revenue collection
17.1.1 Total government revenue as a proportion of GDP 15.2 2016

National Accounts, PSA

17.1.2 Proportion of domestic budget funded by domestic taxes 74.1 2016

BESF for Tax Revenues, DBM

target 17.2 Developed countries to implement fully their official development assistance commitments, including the commitment by many developed countries to achieve the target of 0.7 per cent of ODA/GNI to developing countries and 0.15 to 0.20 per cent of ODA/GNI to least developed countries; ODA providers are encouraged to consider setting a target to provide at least 0.20 per cent of ODA/GNI to least developed countries

Net official development assistance, total and to least developed countries, as a proportion of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee donors’ gross national income (GNI)

target 17.3 Mobilize additional financial resources for developing countries from multiple sources

Foreign direct investments (FDI), official development assistance and South-South Cooperation as a proportion of total domestic budget

Foreign direct investments (FDI) 1/ *

17.7 2016 BSP-BOP Statistics
General Appropriations Act, DBM

Official Development Assistance 1/ *

1,251.7 2016 ODA Portfolio Review, NEDA
General Appropriations Act, DBM

Volume of remittances (in United States dollars) as a proportion of total GDP 6/

9.7 2016 BOP, BSP
National Accounts, PSA
target 17.4 Assist developing countries in attaining long-term debt sustainability through coordinated policies aimed at fostering debt financing, debt relief and debt restructuring, as appropriate, and address the external debt of highly indebted poor countries to reduce debt distress

Debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services 6/

9.7 2016 External Debt Ratios, BSP
target 17.6 Enhance North-South, South-South and triangular regional and international cooperation on and access to science, technology and innovation and enhance knowledge sharing on mutually agreed terms, including through improved coordination among existing mechanisms, in particular at the United Nations level, and through a global technology facilitation mechanism

Fixed Internet broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants

2,061,183 2/ 2016 Administrative Data, NTC
target 17.8 Fully operationalize the technology bank and science, technology and innovation capacity-building mechanism for least developed countries by 2017 and enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology

Proportion of individuals using the Internet

Proportion of population with exposure to social interaction in the internet 42.26/ 2013 FLEMMS, PSA

Proportion of population with exposure to research work/study in the internet

43.96/ 2013 FLEMMS, PSA
target 17.9 Enhance international support for implementing effective and targeted capacity-building in developing countries to support national plans to implement all the sustainable development goals, including through North-South, South-South and triangular cooperation

Dollar value of financial and technical assistance (including through North-South, South-South and triangular cooperation) committed to developing countries

target 17.18

By 2020, enhance capacity-building support to developing countries, including for least developed countries and small island developing States, to increase significantly the availability of high-quality, timely and reliable data disaggregated by income, gender, age, race, ethnicity, migratory status, disability, geographic location and other characteristics relevant in national contexts


Number of countries that have national statistical legislation that complies with the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics 3/ 5/ **

1 2013 PSA

Number of countries with a national statistical plan that is fully funded and under implementation, by source of funding 4/**

1 2016 PSDP, PSA
target 17.19

By 2030, build on existing initiatives to develop measurements of progress on sustainable development that complement gross domestic product, and support statistical capacity-building in developing countries


Dollar value of all resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in developing countries

P 4.247 in Million 2014 CRESS, PSA

Proportion of countries that (a) have conducted at least one population and housing census in the last 10 years; and (b) have achieved 100 per cent birth registration and 80 per cent death registration

PProportion of countries that have conducted at least one population and housing census in the last 10 years 4/ **

1 2015 PSA

Proportion of countries that have achieved 100 per cent birth registration and 80 per cent death registration


Achieved 100 per cent birth registration **

0 2016 PSA

AAchieved 80 per cent death registration **

1 2016 PSA
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as the official repository of SDG indicators in the Philippines per PSA Board Resolution No. 09 Series of 2017.
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*       Special computation made by the PSA Technical Staff
**      1 if the country satisfies the requirement of the indicator, 0 otherwise

***    Not a proportion

N/A   Not Available
1/      US Dollar exchange rate in 2016 is Php 47.4925, while that of 2017 is Php 50.4037 (Philippine Peso per US Dollar - Daily, BSP)

2/      Based on the total number households of 100,573,715 in 2016; Data are those from PLDT Group, Globe, and Bayantel. Data from other service providers are to follow.

3/      PSDP

4/      Executive Order No. 352, Designation of Statistical Activities That Will Generate Critical Data for Decision-Making of the Government and the Private Sector, stipulates the conduct of census on population and housing every 10 years and mid-decade census primarily to update the population count in all barangays nationwide.

5/      Republic Act No. 10625, An Act Reorganizing the Philippine Statistical System, Repealing for the Purpose Executive Order Numbered One Hundred Twenty-One, Entitled "Reorganizing and Strengthening the Philippine Statistical System and for Other Purposes," otherwise known as the "Philippine Statistical Act of 2013"

6/      Revisions were done on indicators 17.3.2 (from 17.4 to 9.7 in 2016), and 17.4.1 (from 7.0 to 9.7 in 2016) as of November 2018 submission from BSP. Also, data on indicators (from 45.3 to 43.9 in 2013), and (from 43.6 to 42.2 in 2013) were revised.


BESF Budget of Expenditures and Sources of Financing
Balance of Payments
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Country Report on Support to Statistics
DBM Department of Budget and Management
GAA General Appropriations Act
Key Statistical Indicators
National Telecommunications Commission
Official Development Assistance
Philippine Statistics Authority
Philippine Statistical Development Plan