Sustainable Development Goals - Overview

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities And Communities

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

Sustainable Cities And Communities
  • Target 11.1: By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums

    • Indicator 11.1.1: Proportion of urban population living in slums, informal settlements or inadequate housing Economic   Environmental  

  • Target 11.2: By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons Environmental  

    • Indicator 11.2.1: Proportion of population that has convenient access to public transport, by sex, age and persons with disabilities Economic   Environmental  

  • Target 11.3: By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries Environmental   Governmental  

    • Indicator 11.3.1: Ratio of land consumption rate to population growth rate Economic   Environmental  

    • Indicator 11.3.2: Proportion of cities with a direct participation structure of civil society in urban planning and management that operate regularly and democratically Governmental  

  • Target 11.4: Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage Environmental  

    • Indicator 11.4.1: Total expenditure (public and private) per capita spent on the preservation, protection and conservation of all cultural and natural heritage, by type of heritage (cultural, natural, mixed and World Heritage Centre designation), level of government (national, regional and local/municipal), type of expenditure (operating expenditure/investment) and type of private funding (donations in kind, private non-profit sector and sponsorship) Economic   Environmental  

  • Target 11.5: By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations Environmental   International Cooperation  

    • Indicator 11.5.1: Number of deaths, missing persons and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population Environmental  

    • Indicator 11.5.2: Direct economic loss in relation to global GDP, damage to critical infrastructure and number of disruptions to basic services, attributed to disasters Economic   Environmental  

  • Target 11.6: By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management Social  

    • Indicator 11.6.1: Proportion of urban solid waste regularly collected and with adequate final discharge out of total urban solid waste generated, by cities Social  

    • Indicator 11.6.2: Annual mean levels of fine particulate matter (e.g. PM2.5 and PM10) in cities (population weighted) Social  

  • Target 11.7: By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities Economic  

    • Indicator 11.7.1: Average share of the built-up area of cities that is open space for public use for all, by sex, age and persons with disabilities Environmental   Social  

    • Indicator 11.7.2: Proportion of persons victim of physical or sexual harassment, by sex, age, disability status and place of occurrence, in the previous 12 months Environmental   Governmental  

  • Target 11.a: Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning

    • Indicator 11.a.1: Proportion of population living in cities that implement urban and regional development plans integrating population projections and resource needs, by size of city Environmental   Governmental  

  • Target 11.b: By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels Economic   Social  

    • Indicator 11.b.1: Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 Governmental  

    • Indicator 11.b.2: Proportion of local governments that adopt and implement local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with national disaster risk reduction strategies Governmental  

  • Target 11.c: Support least developed countries, including through financial and technical assistance, in building sustainable and resilient buildings utilizing local materials International Cooperation  

    • Indicator 11.c.1: Proportion of financial support to the least developed countries that is allocated to the construction and retrofitting of sustainable, resilient and resource-efficient buildings utilizing local materials Social  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Goals

  • Goal 1: A High Standard of Living, Quality of Life and Well Being for All Citizens .
    Strong   Aspiration 1.  
  • Goal 7: Environmentally sustainable and climate resilient economies and communities.
    Strong   Aspiration 1.  
  • Goal 10: World Class Infrastructure crisscrosses Africa.
    Weak   Aspiration 2.  
  • Goal 12: Capable institutions and transformed leadership in place.
    Weak   Aspiration 3.  
  • Goal 16: African Cultural Renaissance is pre-eminent .
    Weak   Aspiration 5.  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Targets

  • Target 1.15 : Reduce the 2013 national housing deficit by at least 10%
    T11.1 Strong  
  • Target 1.16 : Reduce urban slums by at least 20%
    T11.1 Strong  
  • Target 1.22 : At least detail technical and financial feasibility report for rapid transit system for all cities above 2 million people is completed.
    T11.2 Strong  
  • Target 1.23 : At least 50% of urban waste is recycled.
    T11.6 Strong  
  • Target 7.3 : All national parks and protected areas are well managed on the basis master and national plans
    T11.4 Strong  
  • Target 7.11 : Reduce deaths and property loss from natural and man-made disasters and climate extreme events by at least 30%
    T11.5 Strong   T11.b Strong  
  • Target 7.13 : All Cities meet the WHO?s Ambient Air Quality Standards (AAQS) by 2025
    T11.6 Strong  
  • Target 10.1 : At least national readiness for implementation of the trans African Highway Missing link is achieved
    T11.c Weak  
  • Target 12.6 : Culture, values and norms of local communities are respected and protected
    T11.4 Strong  
  • Target 16.7 : National Agency / focal point for the promotion of creative art businesses is in place by 2017
    T11.4 Strong  
  • Target 16.8 : At least 20% of technical and vocational institutions have programmes on the creation /generation of cultural artifacts, skills development for the generation / preservation of cultural assets and the creation and management of micro-cultural enterprises.
    T11.4 Strong  
  • Target 16.10 : At least 30% of all national cultural treasures that are identified are retrieved, protected, archived and valued
    T11.4 Strong  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Indicators

  • Indicator 1.15.23 : % of homeless population
    I11.1.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.15.24 : Average number of persons per room
    I11.1.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.15.25 : % of households living in standard housing units
    I11.1.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.16.26 : % of urban population living in slums or informal settlements
    I11.1.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.22.35 : Number of cities with more than 2 million population which has a report for rapid transit system (Can also be monitored)
    I11.2.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.23.36 : Proportion of waste recycled
    I11.6.1 Weak   I11.6.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 7.3.4 : proportion of national parks and protected areas managed on the basis of master and national plan
    I11.4.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 7.11.12 : Number of people killed, injured, displaced, evacuated, relocated or otherwise affected by disasters
    I11.5.1 Weak   I11.5.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 7.11.13 : Number and Value of (housing units) physical structures and productive assets damaged and destroyed
    I11.5.1 Strong   I11.5.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 7.11.14 : Percentage of countries with early detection system and Disaster Management Plans at the level of villages/ communities
    I11.5.1 Strong   I11.5.2 Strong   I11.b.1 Strong   I11.b.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 7.11.15 : Percentage of countries utilizing science-based methodologies and tools to record and share climate disaster losses and relevant dissagragated data and statistics and early warning systems
    I11.b.1 Weak   I11.b.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 7.13.17 : number of Cities meeting the WHO’s Ambient Air Quality Standards (AAQS) (SDG)
    I11.6.1 Weak   I11.6.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 10.1.2 : % of finances mobilized
    I11.c.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 10.2.3 : % of the progress made on the implementation
    I11.c.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 12.6.6 : Existence of laws and regulations to protect culture, values and norms of the local communities
    I11.4.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 16.7.8 : Number of MDAs established in a country for the promotion of creative art businesses
    I11.4.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 16.8.9 : Proportion of technical and vocational institutions that have programmes on the creation and generation of cultural artifacts, skills development for the generation / preservation of cultural assets and the creation and management of micro-cultural enterprises
    I11.4.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 16.10.11 : Proportion of cultural national treasures that are identified, are retrieved, protected, archived and valued
    I11.4.1 Weak