This report offers a review of 14 non-monetary indicators of poverty to monitor progress towards the first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) “End poverty in all its forms everywhere”. The reviewed indicators are housing materials, overcrowding, housing tenure, durable goods, access to safe water and improved sanitation, access to clean sources of energy, garbage collection and nearby sources of contamination, (public) transportation, child attendance to school and adult schooling, employment, social security and access to health care.
This series compiles some of the quantitative and methodological works elaborated under regular activities of the Statistics Division. Among the relevant topics covered, we can mention the methodological aspects of the production of statistics and economic indicators. Besides, some figures represent some studies of living conditions prevailing in the countries of the region, emphasizing poverty and lack of equity in the income distribution. Finally, there are several initial articles in this series including analysis and projections of the macroeconomic performance in different countries. ISSN: 1994-7364.