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People's Republic of China (PRC) and ADB

ADB has moved from an infrastructure-based support model for the PRC to one that will improve the quality of economic growth by underlining environmental protection and social sector development.


Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): People's Republic of China

Latest available data on selected indicators (population below national poverty line, population below $1.90 purchasing power parity/day) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 1.

Latest available data on selected indicators (prevalence of undernourishment, stunting, and malnutrition) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 2.

Latest available data on selected indicators (maternal and neonatal mortality rates; tuberculosis incidence; mortality rates attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, or chronic respiratory disease) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 3.

Latest available data on selected indicators (proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 5.

Latest available data on selected indicators (share of population using safely managed drinking water and sanitation services) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 6.

Latest available data on selected indicators (share of population with electricity access, renewable energy share in the total final energy consumption) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 7.

Latest available data on selected indicators (unemployment rates [male/female]; share of adults with an account at a bank or other financial institution) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 8.

Latest available data on selected indicators (CO2 emissions, official flows for infrastructure, share of population covered by mobile networks [3G, LTE/WiMAX]) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 9.

Latest available data on selected indicators (growth rates of household expenditure or income per capita) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 10.

Latest available data on average annual mean of particulate matter for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 11.

Latest available data on selected indicators (material footprint, domestic material consumption) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 12.

Latest available data on selected indicators (volume of remittances as a proportion to total GDP, debt service as a percentage of exports of goods and services) for the People's Republic of China's Sustainable Development Goal 17.


Social Protection Data: People's Republic of China

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