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MGD Targets

Goal 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

Target 1  Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day

  • Proportion of Population Below $1 (PPP) per Day
  • Poverty Gap Ratio, $1 per day
  • Share of Poorest Quintile in National Income or Consumption

Target 2  Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger

  • Prevalence of Underweight Children Under Five Years of Age
  • Proportion of the Population below Minimum Level of Dietary Energy Consumption

Goal 2. Achieve universal primary education

Target 3  Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling

  • Net Enrolment Ratio in Primary Education
  • Proportion of Pupils Starting Grade 1 who Reach Grade 5
  • Literacy Rate of 15-24 year-olds

Goal 3. Promote gender equality and empower women

Target 4  Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015

  • Ratio of Girls to Boys in Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Education
  • Ratio of Literate Women to Men 15-24 years old
  • Share of Women in Wage Employment in the Non-Agricultural Sector
  • Proportion of Seats Held by Women in National Parliaments

Goal 4. Reduce child mortality

Target 5  Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five

  • Under-Five Mortality Rate
  • Infant Mortality Rate
  • Proportion of 1 year-old Children Immunised Against Measles

Goal 5. Improve maternal health

Target 6  Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio

  • Maternal Mortality Ratio
  • Proportion of Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel

Goal 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases

Target 7  Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS

  • HIV Prevalence Among 15-24 year-old Pregnant women
  • Condom use rate of the contraceptive prevalence rate and Population aged 15-24 years with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS
  • Ratio of school attendance of orphans to school attendance of non-orphans aged 10-14 years

Target 8  Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases

  • Prevalence and Death Rates Associated with Malaria:
  • Proportion of Population in Malaria Risk Areas Using Effective Malaria Prevention and Treatment Measures
  • Prevalence and Death Rates Associated with Tuberculosis
  • Proportion of Tuberculosis Cases Detected and Cured Under Directly-Observed Treatment Short Courses

Goal 7. Ensure environmental sustainability

Target 9  Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes; reverse loss of environmental resources

  • Forested land as percentage of land area
  • Ratio of Area Protected to Maintain Biological Diversity to Surface Area
  • Energy supply (apparent consumption; Kg oil equivalent) per $1,000 (PPP) GDP
  • Carbon Dioxide Emissions (per capita) and Consumption of Ozone-Depleting CFCs (ODP tons):

Target 10  Reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water

  • Proportion of the Population with Sustainable Access to and Improved Water Source
  • Proportion of the Population with Access to Improved Sanitation

Target 11  Achieve significant improvement in lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers, by 2020

  • Slum population as percentage of urban population (secure tenure index)

Goal 8. Develop a global partnership for development

Target 12  Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system Includes a commitment to good governance, development, and poverty reduction — both nationally and internationally

Target 13  Address the special needs of the least developed countries Includes: tariff and quota free access for least developed countries’ exports; enhanced programme of debt relief for HIPCs and cancellation of official bilateral debt; and more generous ODA for countries committed to poverty reduction

Target 14  Address the special needs of landlocked countries and small island developing States

Target 15  Deal comprehensively with the debt problems of developing countries through national and international measures in order to make debt sustainable in the long term.

Target 16  In cooperation with developing countries, develop and implement strategies for decent and productive work for youth.

Target 17  In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries

Target 18  In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications