8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
8.1Sustain 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.
8.1.1Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita.
8.2Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors.
8.2.1Annual growth rate of real GDP per employed person.
8.3Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services.
8.3.1Proportion of informal employment in total employment, by sector and sex.
8.4Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10‑Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, with developed countries taking the lead.
8.4.1Material footprint, material footprint per capita, and material footprint per GDP.
8.4.2Domestic material consumption, domestic material consumption per capita, and domestic material consumption per GDP.
8.5By 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.
8.5.1Average hourly earnings of employees, by sex, age, occupation and persons with disabilities.
8.5.2Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities.
8.6By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training.
8.6.1Proportion of youth (aged 15–24 years) not in education, employment or training.
8.7Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.
8.7.1Proportion and number of children aged 5–17 years engaged in child labour, by sex and age.
8.8Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment.
8.8.1Fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries per 100,000 workers, by sex and migrant status.
8.8.2Level of national compliance with labour rights (freedom of association and collective bargaining) based on International Labour Organization (ILO) textual sources and national legislation, by sex and migrant status.
8.9By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products.
8.9.1Tourism direct GDP as a proportion of total GDP and in growth rate.
8.10Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all.
8.10.1(a) Number of commercial bank branches per 100,000 adults and (b) number of automated teller machines (ATMs) per 100,000 adults.
8.10.2Proportion of adults (15 years and older) with an account at a bank or other financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider.
8.aIncrease Aid for Trade support for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, including through the Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries.
8.a.1Aid for Trade commitments and disbursements.
8.bBy 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization.
8.b.1Existence of a developed and operationalized national strategy for youth employment, as a distinct strategy or as part of a national employment strategy.