Despite intensified efforts in data collection, monitoring and reporting, Uganda was able to report on only 92 (46%) out of 201 applicable indicators in its 2020 Voluntary National Review. By 2022, the number of indicators for which data is available had increased to 119 (59%), which still included proxy indicators.
The UN system in Uganda collaborated with the government to review the status of SDG-related data and statistics to inform stakeholder decision-making. The status review sought to determine the extent to which data and statistics have been generated for use at all levels in state and non-state decision-making and reporting on commitments; assess the capacity requirements for the NSS and the resource mobilization efforts necessary to address SDG-related data gaps. The review process involved a mixed approach: a desk review of existing evidence, key informant interviews (KIIs) with state and non-state stakeholders in the NSS, focus group discussions (FGDs), and qualitative and quantitative data analysis methods.