Europe Sustainable Development Report 2022
The Europe Sustainable Development Report 2022 is the fourth edition of our independent quantitative report on the progress of the European Union, its member states and partner countries towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This year's report is a special edition in support of the upcoming EU Voluntary Review and the next United Nations' Heads of State Summit on the SDGs. To that end, this year's edition also presents 10 contributions from scientists and practitioners on ways to strengthen the EU's SDG leadership at home and internationally.
View Rankings & Scores
The report assesses the progress of 38 countries on the SDGs: EU member states, European Free Trade Area (EFTA) countries, candidate countries, and the UK. This year, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark top the rankings. In addition to overall scores, we also feature a special spillover index and Leave-No-One-Behind index.
Explore Interactive Maps
Our interactive maps showcase the performance of countries on each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Visualize countries' current performance or visualize trends to see which countries are on track. Dig into each of the 110 indicators covered in the Europe Sustainable Development Report 2022.
Analyze EU & Country Profiles
Our report features a dedicated profile page for each EU member state and the EU overall, showing performance and trends by SDG and by indicator. By clicking on a goal or indicator, you can view historical timeseries (when available) and detailed indicator metadata in the side panel.
Try the Data Explorer
Visualize and track countries' performance on each of the 98 trend indicators included in the Europe Sustainable Development Report 2022. The Data Explorer features historical data for countries from 2000 onwards. You can display all countries at once or select specific countries to compare.
Download Report & Materials
The entire report, datasets, and any additional materials are available free of charge and can be downloaded from our website. This includes our full report in PDF format, our Excel database with scores, ratings, trends, and raw values, our codebook, our methodology, and much more.
The Europe Sustainable Development Report 2022 is the fourth edition of our independent quantitative report on the progress of the European Union and its member states towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report was prepared by teams of independent experts at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and SDSN Europe.