SDG 9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
SDG 9 ‘Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation’ aims to develop resilient and efficient infrastructures and industries whilst fostering innovation.
In the updated NDC submissions, 7% of activities addressed Goal 9 compared with 7% in the first NDC submissions. In the first NDCs, countries were prioritising targets '9.4 Upgrade infrastructure, increase resource efficiency and adopt clean technologies' (58%) and '9.1 Develop resilient and sustainable infrastructure with access for all' (27%), linking these to 'Efficient use of resources' (22%), 'Resilient infrastructures' (19%) and 'Infrastructures upgrade' (16%) as key strategies for climate action. In the updated NDCs, countries are prioritising targets '9.4 Upgrade infrastructure, increase resource efficiency and adopt clean technologies' (46%) and '9.1 Develop resilient and sustainable infrastructure with access for all' (30%), linking these to 'Infrastructures upgrade' (21%) 'Resilient infrastructures' (17%) and 'Efficient use of resources' (14%) as key strategies for climate action.
Regarding first NDC submissions, activities related to this Goal are prioritising adaptation with 43% of the activities, while 13% focus on mitigation. Meanwhile, for updated NDC submissions 52% prioritise adaptation and 10% mitigation. The share of quantified activities has increased from 0% in the first NDCs to 1% in the updated NDC submissions.
How do countries’ NDC activities connect with SDG 9?
Find out which specific SDG targets and individual climate actions are most important for low-carbon and climate-resilient development.
Segment size = Share of climate activities relating to this targets
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Results for the country chosen for comparison or global averages
Segment size = Relative importance
Which countries or country groupings are prioritising SDG 9?
Some SDG targets are more prominently addressed by NDC activities than others. Explore how countries or country groupings are prioritising between SDG targets and climate actions.
How do aggregated SDG 9 activities from all countries’ NDCs reflect climate action?
Explore the difference between type of climate action, share of activities with quantified targets, countries with highest number of activities for this SDG, and the most important socio-economic categories for synergies with other SDGs.