This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from United States statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from American statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other American-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 16.7.1: Proportions of positions in national and local institutions, including (a) the legislatures; (b) the public service; and (c) the judiciary, compared to national distributions, by sex, age, persons with disabilities and population groups
Target 16.7: Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
|International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring||
UNDP Oslo Governance Centre
This indicator can also be used to monitor SDG target 5.5 on women’s “full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life,” which does not have an indicator specifically focused on decision-making in the judiciary, and SDG target 10.2 on the promotion of the “social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of sex, age, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status”, which only has one indicator measuring economic exclusion.