Individuals who own a mobile phone, by sex ( AAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 05.b Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women.

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Data for the this indicator are collected by NSOs, through household surveys. A number of countries already collect this indicator but data will only be collected at the international level as of 2015

ITU will start data collection at the international level in 2015. A number of countries already collect this indicator through official surveys at the national level.

Linkages: 1.4, 2.c, 11.b, 12.8, 13.1, 16.10, 17.8

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The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.

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