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Reduced Inequalities Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production Climate Action Life Below Water Life on Land Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Partnerships for the Goals SDG

left Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Goal 16 right
  • Target 16.4 | Combat Organized Crime and Illicit Financial and Arms Flows
  • Target 16.5 | Substantially Reduce Corruption and Bribery
  • Target 16.B | Promote and Enforce Non-Discriminatory Laws and Policies

Targets and Indicators with Data Availability

Note: The data may be updated periodically as more information become available.


Reduce Violence Everywhere

Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere.

Indicator 16.1.1 | Number of victims of intentional homicide per 100,000 population, by sex and age

Indicator 16.1.2 | Conflict-related deaths per 100,000 population, by sex, age and cause

Not applicable as Singapore has not experienced armed conflict within our borders.

Indicator 16.1.3 | Proportion of population subjected to (a) physical violence, (b) psychological violence and (c) sexual violence in the previous 12 months



Note: Figure for latest available year is preliminary.



Note: Figure for latest available year is preliminary.


Protect Children from Abuse, Exploitation, Trafficking and Violence

End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children.

Indicator 16.2.2 | Number of victims of human trafficking per 100,000 population, by sex, age and form of exploitation





Data refer to cases of detected victims from sexual exploitation, forced labour, servitude and slavery. There are no human trafficking cases relating to the removal of organs or purposes of exploitation in Singapore.


Promote the Rule of Law and Ensure Equal Access to Justice

Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all.

Indicator 16.3.2 | Unsentenced detainees as a proportion of overall prison population


Data refer to the total number of persons held in remand who have not yet been sentenced, as a percentage of the overall prison population, as at the end of each reporting year.

ASEAN Priority SDG Indicator

Indicator 16.3.3 | Proportion of the population who have experienced a dispute in the past two years and who accessed a formal or informal dispute resolution mechanism, by type of mechanism



Data include all employment disputes covered by the various employment laws, including unresolved disputes after mandatory mediation at the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM). These disputes may be referred and filed as Employment Claims Tribunals (ECT) cases in State Courts, which are also included in (b) “Number of Civil, Community Justice and Tribunals Cases Filed in State Courts”.



Data for Community Justice and Tribunals cases include Employment Claims Tribunals (ECT) cases i.e. employment disputes which remained unresolved after mandatory mediation at the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM). These ECT cases are also included in (a) “Number of Individual Disputes (Per 1,000 Employees)”.



Data pertain to community and neighbours’ disputes and do not include disputes that are resolved outside of the Community Mediation Centre (CMC) processes.

The CMC provides voluntary mediation service for disputes between neighbours, family members, friends, co-workers, landlords and tenants, and other types of interpersonal disputes that are not contractual or commercial.


Develop Effective Accountable and Transparent Institutions

Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels.

Indicator 16.6.1 | Primary government expenditures as a proportion of original approved budget, by sector (or by budget codes or similar)


Primary government expenditures refer to the total expenditure (excluding special transfers) reported in the Statement of Budget Outturn.
Original approved budget refers to corresponding budgeted estimates.

ASEAN Priority SDG Indicator

Indicator 16.6.2 | Proportion of population satisfied with their last experience of public services

Singapore has been ranked at the 100th percentile relative to other countries/ territories based on World Bank’s Worldwide Governance Indicator (WGI) on Government Effectiveness from 2014 to 2020.  The WGI measures the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government’s commitment to such policies.

ASEAN Priority SDG Indicator

Ensure responsive, inclusive and representative decision-making

Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels.

Indicator 16.7.1 | Proportions of positions in national and local institutions, including (a) the legislatures; (b) the public service; and (c) the judiciary, compared to national distributions, by sex, age, persons with disabilities and population groups


Strengthen the Participation in Global Governance

Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance.

Indicator 16.8.1 | Proportion of members and voting rights of developing countries in international organizations



Data are taken from United Nations Global SDG database.



Data are taken from United Nations Global SDG database.

List of abbreviations:
ADB - Asian Development Bank
FSB - Financial Stability Board
IBRD - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
IFC - International Finance Corporation
IMF - International Monetary Fund
UNGA - United Nations General Assembly
WTO - World Trade Organisation


ASEAN Priority SDG Indicator

Provide Universal Legal Identity

By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.

Indicator 16.9.1 | Proportion of children under 5 years of age whose births have been registered with a civil authority, by age


Data are based on local birth registration.
Singapore has an effective civil registration in place for the reporting of births and deaths. Under the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, all live-births, still-births and deaths occurring within Singapore and its territorial waters must be registered with the Registry of Births and Deaths not later than 42 days for births and within 24 hours for deaths.

ASEAN Priority SDG Indicator

Ensure Public Access to Information and Protect Fundamental Freedoms

Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements.

Indicator 16.10.1 | Number of verified cases of killing, kidnapping, enforced disappearance, arbitrary detention and torture of journalists, associated media personnel, trade unionists and human rights advocates in the previous 12 monthspendent national human rights institutions in compliance with the Paris Principles

Not applicable to Singapore. Singapore does not sanction acts of killing, enforced disappearance, arbitrary detention, kidnapping, and other harmful acts committed against journalists, trade unionists and human rights defenders.


Strengthen National Institutions to Prevent Violence and Combat Terrorism and Crime

Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime.

Indicator 16.A.1 | Existence of independent national human rights institutions in compliance with the Paris Principles

Singapore does not have a national human rights institution.