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Sustainable Development Report 2023
The Sustainable Development Report 2023 marks the eighth edition of the annual assessment of progress for all UN member states towards the Sustainable Development Goals. At the halfway point of the 2030 Agenda, this year's edition discusses urgent areas for action to accelerate progress in the seven remaining years to 2030, including the critical need for UN member states to adopt an SDG Stimulus.
View Rankings & Scores
The report assesses the progress of all 193 UN Member States on the SDGs: This year, Finland, Sweden and Denmark top the rankings. In addition to overall scores, we also feature a spillover index that tracks countries' positive and negative impacts abroad.
Explore Interactive Maps
Our interactive maps showcase the performance of countries on each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Visualize countries' current performance or visualize trends to see which countries are on track. Dig into each of the 122 indicators covered in the Sustainable Development Report 2023.
Analyze Country Profiles
Our report features a dedicated profile page for each UN Member State, showing performance and trends by SDG and by indicator. By clicking on a goal or indicator, you can view historical timeseries (when available) and detailed indicator metadata in the side panel.
Try the Data Explorer
Visualize and track countries' performance on each of the 101 trend indicators included in the Sustainable Development Report 2023. The Data Explorer features up to 24 years of historical data for countries, between 2000 and 2023, if available. You can display all countries at once or select specific countries to compare.
Download Report & Materials
The entire report, datasets, and any additional materials are available free of charge and can be downloaded from our website. This includes our full report in PDF format, our Excel database with scores, ratings, trends, and raw values, our codebook, our methodology, and much more.
The Sustainable Development Report (formerly the SDG Index & Dashboards) is a global assessment of countries' progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a complement to the official SDG indicators and the voluntary national reviews.
All data presented on this website are based on the publication Sachs, J.D., Lafortune, G., Fuller, G., Drumm, E. (2023). Implementing the SDG Stimulus. Sustainable Development Report 2023. Paris: SDSN, Dublin: Dublin University Press, 2023. 10.25546/102924
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