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GHG emissions and GHG efficiency


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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

GHG efficiency of LA metro economy and Citywide GHG emissions

Indicator description
Local target
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement

GHG efficiency in metric tons of CO2 per million dollars of metro area and GHG emissions in million metric tons of CO2e

Disaggregation Categories
WCCD/ISO 37120 Indicators on City Data Alignment

Aligns to WCCD 7.4- Percentage of total energy derived from renewable sources, as a share of the city’s total energy consumption

Other information
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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

CO2 emission per unit of value added

Indicator number


Target name

By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, with all countries taking action in accordance with their respective capabilities

Target number


Global indicator description
UN designated tier


UN custodian agency

International Energy Agency (IEA) United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

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Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation and Environment

Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

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Release date
Next release
Statistical classification
Contact details
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