SDG 12 · Indicator

Electronic waste


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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

Significant challenges remain

Major challenges remain

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Waste from electrical and electronic equipment, estimated based on figures for domestic production, imports and exports of electronic products, as well as product lifespan data.

Long-Term Objective

Average of 5 best performers

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 0.2.


Baldé, C.P., Forti V., Gray, V., Kuehr, R., Stegmann,P. : The Global E-waste Monitor – 2017, United Nations University (UNU), International Telecommunication Union (ITU) & International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Bonn/Geneva/Vienna

Electronic waste