EU SDG Index 2019

2019 Europe Sustainable Development Report

Towards a strategy for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the European Union

We are pleased to launch this 2019 Europe Sustainable Development Report, which identifies policy priorities for the European Union (EU) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and implement the Paris Climate Agreement. The report compares the performance of the EU and its 28 member states on all 17 SDGs and provides detailed country profiles using a mix of data sources. As always, we welcome suggestions for filling data gaps and for improving the analysis and presentation of the results. Please write to us at info@sdgindex.org.

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Overall score

The overall score measures a country's total progress towards achieving all 17 SDGs. The score can be interpreted as a the percentage of SDG achievement. A score of 100 indicates that all SDGs have been achieved.

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Overall score

The overall score measures a country's total progress towards achieving all 17 SDGs. The score can be interpreted as a the percentage of SDG achievement. A score of 100 indicates that all SDGs have been achieved.

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Leave no one behind

The SDGs are guided by the principle to "leave no one behind". The Leave-No-One-Behind Index tracks inequalities along four dimensions: poverty, income, services and gender. A higher score means that fewer population groups are being left behind.

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Spillover

Each country's actions can have positive or negative effects on other countries' abilities to achieve the SDGs. The Spillover Index assesses such spillovers along four dimensions: environmental, economy & finance, social and security. A higher score means that a country causes more positive and fewer negative spillover effects.

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SDG 1: No poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

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SDG 2: Zero hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. In the EU report, SDG 2 covers primarily malnutrition (obesity and diet) and the efficiency and sustainability of agriculture and food systems.

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SDG 3: Good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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SDG 4: Quality education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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SDG 5: Gender equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

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SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

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SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

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SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth

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

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SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

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SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

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SDG 13: Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

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SDG 14: Life below water

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

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SDG 15: Life on land

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss .

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SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.

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Ranking

Select a country to see its full profile.

Rank1CountryDenmarkScore79.8SDGs
RegionNorthern Europe
Rank2CountrySwedenScore79.4SDGs
RegionNorthern Europe
Rank3CountryFinlandScore79.1SDGs
RegionNorthern Europe
Rank4CountryAustriaScore76.7SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
Rank5CountryGermanyScore75.3SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
Rank6CountryFranceScore74.7SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
Rank7CountryNetherlandsScore71.8SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
Rank8CountryCzech RepublicScore71.8SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank9CountrySloveniaScore71.7SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank10CountryEstoniaScore70.4SDGs
RegionBaltic States
Rank11CountryBelgiumScore70.3SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
Rank12CountryUnited KingdomScore70.2SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
RankCountryEuropean UnionScore70.1SDGs
Region
Rank13CountryIrelandScore68.2SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
Rank14CountrySpainScore66.8SDGs
RegionSouthern Europe
Rank15CountryPortugalScore66.2SDGs
RegionSouthern Europe
Rank16CountryPolandScore66.1SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank17CountryLuxembourgScore66.0SDGs
RegionWestern Europe
Rank18CountryItalyScore65.3SDGs
RegionSouthern Europe
Rank19CountrySlovak RepublicScore65.2SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank20CountryLatviaScore65.2SDGs
RegionBaltic States
Rank21CountryHungaryScore65.1SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank22CountryCroatiaScore63.2SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank23CountryLithuaniaScore62.6SDGs
RegionBaltic States
Rank24CountryMaltaScore62.3SDGs
RegionSouthern Europe
Rank25CountryGreeceScore58.9SDGs
RegionSouthern Europe
Rank26CountryBulgariaScore57.1SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank27CountryRomaniaScore55.9SDGs
RegionCentral and Eastern Europe
Rank28CountryCyprusScore55.0SDGs
RegionSouthern Europe