SDG 16 · Indicator

Birth registrations with civil authority

% of children under age 5


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Description

The percentage of children under the age of five whose births are reported as being registered with the relevant national civil authorities.

Long-Term Objective

Leave no one behind

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 100.

Reference

UNICEF (2017). Birth registration. United Nations Children's Fund, New York. Available from: http://data.unicef.org/topic/child-protection/birth-registration/

Birth registrations with civil authority