Air pollution is linked with many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Strategies aiming at the improved air quality interact directly with climate mitigation targets, access to clean energy services, waste management, and other aspects of socio-economic development.

The publication ‘Children in India 2018 – A Statistical Appraisal’, presents and analyses the statistics on the conditions of children on broad indicators such as child survival, child development and child protection, etc. covering demographic particulars such as status of child nutrition, health and education, children at work and in situations of crime, etc. The publication also provides useful information on Constitutional and legal provisions for children and important child oriented policies and programmes.

The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want.

The 2018 edition of the Atlas of African health statistics describes the health situation and trends in the WHO African Region. Analysis is based on standardized data from the World Health Organization and other agencies of the United Nations, such as UNICEF and the World Bank.

This data booklet highlights current and future trajectories of populations in cities around the globe, drawing on the population estimates and projections published in World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision.

The Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Statistics presents updated comprehensive statistics on various aspects of Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas sector. The data on international developments in respect of the key parameters of Petroleum and Natural gas sector have also been captured in the publication. The statistics presented in the current publication cover the exploration, production, refining, marketing activities, etc. of Oil and Gas sector.

This pocketbook presents, at a glance, selected key indicators on agriculture and food security, and is meant to serve as an easy-to- access and quick reference for all stakeholders and partners involved in policy formulation or decision making processes.

More than 70 per cent of fatal road crashes in 2017 involved adults in the 18-45 years age group, according to a report. As many as 1.47 lakh people died on Indian roads in 4.64 lakh accidents reported during 2017, the report by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said.

The government released agriculture census for 2015-16 that showed a 1.53 per cent decline in total operated area at 157.14 million hectare as compared to 2010-11 data, but a rise in both operational holdings and female participation.

The Global Green Economy Index™ (GGEI) in 2018 measures the green economy performance of 130 countries and how experts assess that performance.

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