The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards Report “Global Responsibilities – Implementing the Goals,” prepared by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and SDSN, is available now at www.sdgindex.org.
This is the third edition of the annual stocktaking of progress towards the SDGs. Updates this year include:
Access the report, supporting materials, and interactive graphics
Australia came in at 37th this year, a significant drop from 26th in 2017 and 20th in 2016. New Zealand, on the other hand, climbed to 17th place, up from 20th in 2017 and 22nd in 2016. As in previous years, Pacific Islands countries have not been assigned an SDG Index value, because of lack of data. However, for the first time this year, the report includes partial country profiles for these countries, based on what data is available.
To find out more about regional performance, see: