Manufacturing employment (share of total employment and % growth ( AAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 09.2 Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and, by 2030, significantly raise industry's share of employment and gross domestic product, in line with national circumstances, and double its share in least developed countries

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Household surveys ( LFS, HIES, LSMS, Integrated HH surveys, etc.), Official estimates, Establishment surveys.

Responsible entity: ILO with UNIDO inputs. Availability: 175 countries for industry's share of employment; more limited coverage for annual growth rates which would require consecutive annual data points.

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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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