Description

Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 05.b Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women.

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Data

Data for the this indicator are collected by NSOs, through household surveys. A number of countries already collect this indicator but data will only be collected at the international level as of 2015

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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.