Our data challenges
Read more on the challenges we faced in collating disability data
In total, 16 development indicators were selected for inclusion on the portal, reflecting the Global Disability Summit themes of inclusive education, economic empowerment, technology and innovation, and stigma and discrimination.
The selected indicators are mostly drawn from the SDG indicator framework, along with three non-SDG indicators that are relevant to key SDGs and to the Summit themes (and were anticipated to currently have more data availability than related SDG indicators).
The choice of indicators was made through a collaborative and deductive process, in consultation with DFID and guided by the project’s International Advisory Board. The full report details the process by which the indicators were decided and the calculations process.
The full list of indicators is as follows:
* indicates this is a non-SDG indicator
The full report details the source of the indicators. Download it here.