Human Development Indicators for the Arab Region
Data Tools and Visualizations
Arabstats: Sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme
Programme on Governance in the Arab Region (POGAR)
Arabstats, sponsored by the United Nations Development
Programme on Governance in the Arab Region (UNDP-POGAR),
is a repository of statistical indicators for human development in the region. They concern governance and Arab progress
toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the international community for all developing countries.
Millennium Development Goals
MDG Statistics for the Arab Region
The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the
spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to
by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts
to meet the needs of the world’s poorest.