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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 17.8.1: Proportion of individuals using the Internet


Target 17.8: Fully operationalize the technology bank and science, technology and innovation capacity-building mechanism for least developed countries by 2017 and enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology

Metadata update


International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Related indicators

1.4, 2.c, 4.3, 4.4, 5.b, 9.c, 10.3, 12.8, 16.10, 16.6, 16.7, 16.10, 17.6

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