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Sustainable Development in the European Union – 2016

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Sustainable Development in the European Union – 2016

A Statistical Glance from the Viewpoint of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

This publication has been issued by EUROSTAT and provides a snapshot of the current situation concerning a selected number of SDG-related indicators and accompanies the European Commission Communication on the next steps for a sustainable European future (22 November 2016). Ecologic Institute's authors covered the chapters on SDG2 (Zero Hunger), SDG 6 (Clean water and sanitation), SDG 7 (Affordable and clean energy), SDG 13 (Climate Action), SDG 14 (Life below water), SDG 15 (Life on land) SDG 17 (Partnership for the goals). The publication is available for download.


Citation

Kotzeva, Mariana et al. (ed.) 2016: Sustainable Development in the European Union. A Statistical Glance from the Viewpoint of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. [eurostat Statistical books 2016 edition]. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Language
English
Credits

Chief editor:
Mariana Kotzeva, Deputy Director General, Eurostat
Executive editor:
Barbara Kurkowiak (Eurostat, Unit E2 — Environmental statistics and accounts; sustainable development)
Editors:
Markus Hametner, Asya Dimitrova, Anna Dimitrova, Patricia Schindler, Renate Ruech (WU Vienna)
Ariane De Rocchi, Bettina Rüegge, Eva Gschwend, Gina Spescha (INFRAS)
Andreas Prahl, Doris Knoblauch, Eike Velten, Evelyn Lukat, Katrina Abhold, Katriona McGlade, Keighley McFarland, Timo Kaphengst, Ulf Stein (Ecologic Institute)
Co-editors:
Anton Steurer, Fritz Gebhard, Mariana Popova, Nicola Massarelli, Simon Johannes Bley, Dorothea Jung (Eurostat, Unit E2 — Environmental statistics and accounts; sustainable development)
Carolyn Avery (ENDS, Haymarket Media Group Ltd)

Funding
  • European Commission, Eurostat (Eurostat)
Publisher
Year
2016
ISBN
978-92-79-61911-3 (Web), 978-92-79-61910-6 (Print)
Dimension
166 pp.
Project ID
2579
Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction: The EU and the Sustainable Development Goals
Overview of key trends
1. No poverty
2. Zero hunger
3. Good health and well-being
4. Quality education
5. Gender equality
6. Clean water and sanitation
7. Affordable and clean energy
8. Decent work and economic growth
9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
10. Reduced inequalities
11. Sustainable cities and communities
12. Responsible consumption and production
13. Climate action
14. Life below water
15. Life on land
16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
17. Partnership for the goals
Annexes

Keywords
Europe