Who uses PPPs – Examples of Uses by International Organizations


United Nations

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report

  • Human Development Index (HDI)
  • Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI)
  • Gender Development Index (GDI)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  • The relative value of funding provided annually for education

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

  • The number of children living in poverty, among other indicators

The World Bank

World Development Indicators (WDI)

  • Size of the economy
  • Poverty rates at international poverty lines
  • Shared prosperity
  • Health systems
  • Energy dependency, efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions
  • Price levels

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The European Commission

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

  • Aggregation of the real GDP and its components for the OECD region
  • Research and policy analysis by comparing cross-country macroeconomic aggregates