The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were endorsed by the world leaders in September 2015 and officially launched since January 2016. Tanzania as one of the members of UN committed to implement SDGs by mainstreaming in its National Development Frameworks such as National Five-Year Development Plans II and III plus Sectoral Strategic Plan.
The SDGs commit countries to mobilize efforts to: end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change by 2030, while ensuring that no one is left behind.
The assessment of data availability for monitoring SDGs as of June 2023 indicated that about 55.2 percent of SDG indicators have data for reporting the progress. The data reported from different sources such as censuses, surveys and administrative or routine sources.