Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Indicator 8.b.1: Existence of a developed and operationalized national strategy for youth employment, as a distinct strategy or as part of a national employment strategy

Non-Statistical Indicator

Relevant Policies

Data for this indicator is being compiled and tracked by the City of Los Angeles Economic Workforce and Development’s YouthSource Centers. The City of Los Angeles’ HIRE LA’s Youth program provides job opportunities for young people between the ages of 14 and 24, placing them in a variety of industries — including entertainment, tech, transportation, healthcare, hospitality, government, and financial services.

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

Indicator available
Indicator description
Target line
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement
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WCCD/ISO 37120 Indicators on City Data Alignment

Aligns to WCCD 5.5 - Youth Unemployment Rate

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Data last updated 2021-03-02: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Metadata last updated 2021-03-02: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Tags Non-Statistical

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Existence of a developed and operationalized local strategy for youth employment, as a distinct strategy or as part of a local employment strategy

Indicator number

8.b.1

Target name

By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization

Target number

8.b

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

2

UN custodian agency

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata (pdf 525kB) opens in a new window
Organisation

World Council on City Data

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Link to data source WCCD 5.5 - Youth Unemployment Rate opens in a new window
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