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.
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.
Research and development expenditure as a proportion of GDP
Enhance scientific research, upgrade the technological capabilities of industrial sectors in all countries, in particular developing countries, including, by 2030, encouraging innovation and substantially increasing the number of research and development workers per 1 million people and public and private research and development spending
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United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
|Link to UN metadata||United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata (PDF 382 KB) opens in a new window|