This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Australia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Australian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Australian-specific metadata information.

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.


Indicator 17.5.1: Number of countries that adopt and implement investment promotion regimes for developing countries, including the least developed countries


Target 17.5: Adopt and implement investment promotion regimes for least developed countries

Metadata update


International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Related indicators

Indicator 10.b.1: Total resource flows for development, by recipient and donor countries and type of flow (e.g. official development assistance, foreign direct investment and other flows) (metadata).

Indicator 17.3.1: Foreign direct investments (FDI), official development assistance and South-South Cooperation as a proportion of total domestic budget (metadata) However, indicator 17.3.1 is currently under refinement, with a proposal to be split to: a) FDI as a proportion of Gross National Income, and b) Total official support for development (TOSSD).

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