SDG Watch


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Goals/Targets/Indicators Baseline Data Source Agency
Data Year
target 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


Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita

5.1 2016 National Accounts, PSA
target 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


Annual growth rate of real GDP per employed person

10.6* 2017 National Accounts, PSA
target 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


Unemployment rate, by sex, age

5.4 2016 Labor Force Survey, PSA

Female unemployment rate by age

5.2* 2016

Male unemployment rate by age

5.6* 2016
target 8.6

By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training


Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training 1/

22.1 2016 Labor Force Survey, PSA
target 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


Frequency rates of fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries 2/

Frequency rates of fatal occupational injuries

0.03 2015 Integrated Survey on Labor and Employment, PSA

Frequency rates of non-fatal occupational injuries, by migrant status

1.9 2015

Incidence rate of Occupational Injuries, Fatalities per 100,000 employed persons **

3.8 2015

Incidence rate of Occupational Injuries, Non-Fatalities per 100,000 employed persons **

426.0 2015
target 8.9

By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products


Tourism direct GVA as a proportion of total GDP and in growth rate


Share of Tourism GVA to GDP

10.7* 2016 Tourism Satellite Account, PSA

Growth rate of Tourism GVA

15.0* 2016

Proportion of employed in tourism out of total employed

12.8 2016 Tourism Satellite Account, PSA
target 8.10

Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all


(a) Number of commercial bank branches per 100,000 adults and (b) number of automated teller machines (ATMs) per 100,000 adults

Number of commercial bank branches per 100,000 adults 3/

15.5* 2016 Banking Statistics, BSP & Population Projections, PSA

Number of automated teller machines (ATMs) per 100,000 adults

26.6* 2016
8.10.2 Proportion of adults (15 years and older) with an account at a bank or other or other financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider 34.5 2017 World Bank Findex
The SDG Watch is compiled by the Philippine Statistics Authority
as the official repository of SDG indicators in the Philippines per PSA Board Resolution No. 09 Series of 2017.
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*    Revisions were done on the following indicators: (from 4.3 to 5.2 in 2016), (from 2.6 to 5.6 in 2016), 8.9.1.p1.1 and 8.9.1.p1.2 (from using 2006 Input-Output (I-O) Table to 2012 I-O Table), and 8.10.2 (from 2014 data to 2017 data).
1/  Data on training in the previous 12 months is not yet available.
2/  Disaggregations by sex and migrant status not yet available in the survey.
3/  This is computed as number of BSP supervised/regulated financial institutions (banks, including head office, branches, and other offices and non-banks) per 100,000 adults.