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SUSTAINING JOBS AND THRIVING COASTAL ECONOMIES
People rely on the ocean to provide livelihoods (i.e. jobs with steady wages) and stable economies for coastal communities worldwide. The jobs and revenue produced from marine-related industries directly benefit those who are employed, but also have substantial indirect value for community identity, tax revenue, and other related economic and social aspects of a stable coastal economy.
Goal Score82 The goal score for Goal: Coastal Livelihoods and Economies is 82 out of 100. The global average score is 70 out of 100.
Likely Future State
What encompasses livelihoods and economies?
Livelihoods and Economies is divided into two sub-goals: Livelihoods, and Economies. Each is measured separately because the number and quality of jobs and the amount of revenue produced are both of considerable interest to stakeholders and governments, and can have different patterns in some cases.