SDG8 – Decent Work

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.*

* Economic growth is no longer recognized as a sustainable development goal. Local and international research and expertise, show that sustained economic growth is in direct opposition with the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. For more information on this topic, please read the 2020 report on Localizing the SDGs and the Guide for SDG Interactions from the International Council for Science.

Local IndicatorDescription
Wage Gender Gap (SDG5, SDG10)Wages according to National Occupation Classification (NOC) matrix by gender. [Will we be able to see highskilled jobs?]
NEET Rates (SDG1, SDG4)Proportion of youth 15-24 not in education, employment or training (NEET)
Labour Share of GDP (SDG10)Labour share of GDP, comprising wages and social protection transfers
Living WagePercentage of individuals who work full time whose annual before tax employment income is over $29,484. calculation based on $16.20 hourly wage working 35 hours/week 52 weeks per year
UnemploymentUnemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities [disaggregated]*
Work ParticipationParticipation rate (ages 25-54). Percentage of persons working total number of persons [disaggregated]*
PensionsPercentage of jobs that provide a pension plan
Employment BenefitsPercentage of jobs that provide employment benefits (health, dental, etc.)
Full-time/Part-timePercentage of jobs full-time/part-time; employment growth by fulltime/part-time
Labour Standard ViolationsNumber of labour standard violations per capita
Income SourcesPercentage of city-wide income from different sources (Wages; Investment; Social assistance, transfers)
Median Hourly WageThe hourly wage at which half the population has a higher wage and half the populatoin has a lower wage

See the list with original global indicators.