A (2) | C (5) | D (8) | E (2) | F (3) | G (4) | I (4) | L (2) | M (6) | N (5) | O (2) | P (2) | R (5) | S (4) | T (2) | U (2) | V (1)
  • Tier

    For SDGs: classification of indicators regarding their methodological development and the feasibility to collect data from member countries.

    • Tier 1: Indicator conceptually clear, established methodology and standards available and data regularly produced by countries
    • Tier 2: Indicator conceptually clear, established methodology and standards available but data are not regularly produced by countries
    • Tier 3: Indicator for which there are no established methodology and standards or methodology/standards are being developed/tested.

    As of 21 December 2016: The updated tier classification contains 83 Tier I indicators, 59 Tier II indicators and 83 Tier III indicators. In addition to these, there are 5 indicators that have multiple tiers (different components of the indicator are classified into different tiers). The lowest tier was entered in ADAPT for these.

    Source: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/files/meetings/iaeg-sdgs-meeting-05/Tier_Classification_of_SDG_Indicators_21_Dec_2016.pdf

  • Technical assistance

    Technical assistance is non-financial assistance provided by local or international specialists. It can take the form of sharing information and expertise, instruction, skills training, transmission of working knowledge, and consulting services to develop or implement statistical methodologies.

    Adapted from:  http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/cultural-diversity/cultural-expressions/programmes/technical-assistance/what-is-technical-assistance/