Development progress in numbers


undp results


Sustainable development

  • 43 countries supported to address gender-based violence.
  • 71 million people in 36 countries gained access to essential services.
  • 1 million jobs protected by labour market measures.
  • US$1.6 billion raised to help countries respond to and recover from COVID-19.
  • 81 countries implemented policies based on COVID-19 socio-economic impact assessments.


Inclusive and effective democratic governance

  • 38 million new voters registered in 30 countries.
  • 26 countries supported to implement action plants to address radicalization.
  • 82 countries adopted more than 580 digital solutions for e-commerce and e-governance.


Resilience building

  • 2.4 million rural households in 33 countries benefitted from clean, affordable and sustainable energy.
  • 115 countries reached by UNDP's Accelerator Labs Network.
  • US$3.8 billion mobilized in innovated SDG bonds. 
  • 3 million people in 29 countries benefitted from jobs and improved livelihoods in crisis or post-crisis settings.


For more information, visit UNDP's Annual Report.