Red List Index ( BAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 15.5 Take urgent and significant action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity, and, by 2020, protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species

Value Range


Data sources: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (

Responsible entities and national availability: IUCN Red List Partnership
( Available globally since 1980s, and can be disaggregated to national and regional levels (Rodrigues et al. 2014 PLoS ONE 9(11): e113934).

Linkages: Disaggregated versions for 2.4, 2.5, 3.9, 12.2, 12.4, 13.1, 14.1, 14.2, 14.3, 14.4, 15.7, 15.8

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