This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Faroe Islands statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Faroese statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Faroese-specific metadata information.
This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.
Indicator 14.5.1: Coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas
Target 14.5: By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
|International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring||
BirdLife International (BLI)
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
Other relevant indicators include:
SDG 15.1.2 Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas, by ecosystem type.
SDG 15.4.1 Coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity.