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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 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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

Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

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