This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Jamaica statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Jamaican statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Jamaican-specific metadata information.
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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.
(a) Hazardous waste generated per capita; and (b) proportion of hazardous waste treated, by type of treatment
By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment
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|UN custodian agency||
|Link to UN metadata||United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata (pdf 782kB) opens in a new window|
National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA)
|Link to data source||https://www.nepa.gov.jm/ opens in a new window|
Proxy Indicator for Target 12.4.2