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Alberta gpi and un sd gs

These slides use the Alberta GPI (Genuine Progress Indicators) data set to provide a progress report against the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This analysis was prepared for the Alberta SDG Together Conference held at the University of Alberta in November 2018.

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Alberta gpi and un sd gs

  1. 1. How does Alberta look in the mirror of the SDGs? Prepared by Mark Anielski Chief Well-being Officer Anielski Management Inc. November 5, 2018 Prepared for the Together 2018 (Edmonton) Conference
  2. 2. How would Alberta look in terms of its progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals?
  3. 3. A Alberta and the UN SDGs
  4. 4. Alberta Genuine Progress Indicators 51 Indicators of Well-being How would Alberta look in terms of its progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals?
  5. 5. Alberta Genuine Progress Indicators 1999 51 Indicators of Well-being
  6. 6. Alberta GDP Index vs. Alberta Genuine Progress Index 1981-2018 Anielski et. al (2018, 2005, and 2001). The Alberta Genuine Progress Indicators prepared for the Pembina Institute and updated 2005. $- $32,500 $65,000 $97,500 $130,000 $162,500 54.25 56.00 57.75 59.50 61.25 63.00 64.75 66.50 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 GenuineProgressIndex(51-well-beinginidators) Alberta GPI vs. GDP per capita GPI Index GDP per capita, chained 2007 dollars The Alberta GPI is a composite index of 50 economic, social, health and environmental sustainability indicators. The last time it was updated was for Alberta’s centennial in 2005.
  7. 7. Alberta Canada Poverty (Low-income households) 8.2%
  8. 8. Food Insecurity Household food insecurity, inadequate or insecure access to food because of financial constraints, Source: http://nutritionalsciences.lamp.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Household_Food_Insecurity_in_Canada-2012_ENG.pdf
  9. 9. Good Health and Well-being Alberta Life Expectancy (years)
  10. 10. Good Health and Well-being 250.0 312.5 375.0 437.5 500.0 562.5 $50,000 $62,500 $75,000 $87,500 $100,000 1980 1982 1984 1986 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 IncidenceofCancerper100,000population GDPpercapita,2015realdollars Alberta real GDP per capita vs. Cancer Incidence per 100,000 GDP per capita, 2015$ Cancer Incidence, Alberta, Age-standardized per 100,000 Source: Cancer statistics are from Statistics Canada CANSIM 103-0204; GDP is from Statistics Canada Table 384-0038 and 2016 GDP is forecast by Alberta Government Cancer
  11. 11. '- 5 10 15 20 25 '- 9,500 19,000 28,500 38,000 47,500 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 InfantMortality(deathsper1,000births) GDPPerCapita($1998) Economic growth Infant mortality Good Health and Well-being Infant Mortality (Mortality) Source: Alberta Genuine Progress Indicator Report 2001 (Pembina Institute). Primary Data Source: Alberta Vital Statistics, Measuring Up, Human Resources Canada (Index for Social Health).
  12. 12. Quality Education Percentage of population with some post-secondary education Source: Statistics Canada
  13. 13. Quality Education Student skills and literacy compared to top-performing countries Alberta
  14. 14. Gender Equality The median income of women who worked full-time hours all year in Edmonton also grew by 4.4 per cent since 2014 A historical comparison of incomes earned by Alberta women over two decades shows impressive gains were made until 1993, when rapid deterioration began. As of 2011, women in Alberta were paid, on average, 63 per cent of a man’s income. In Ontario, the study showed women fared better, earning about 74 per cent of a man’s wage
  15. 15. Alberta Average River Water Quality Index Source: Alberta Environment
  16. 16. Decent Work and Economic Growth: Household Income
  17. 17. Canada Total Debt Per Capita vs. GDP per capita Source: Statistics Canada, Table 378-0003 - National balance sheet, credit market summary,; Table 380-0064 Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, $- $56,250 $112,500 $168,750 $225,000 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Canada Total Debt per capita vs. GDP per capita Debt per capita GDP per capita Ratio of total debt per capita to GDP per capita is now 354% Before 1974 this ratio was steady at 150%
  18. 18. Alberta Canada Alberta Gini Coefficient Alberta GDP per capita Income inequality Source: Statistics Canada CANSIM Table 206-0031
  19. 19. Income inequality: Ratio of to income-decile and lowest
  20. 20. Alberta Ecological Footprint per capita Alberta Alberta’s ecological footprint occupies 28.9 million hectares of land and water or the equivalent of 43.8% of Alberta’s total land base of 66 million hectares. Alberta’s ecological footprint exceeds the average available global biocapacity (1.78 gha/capita) by almost 5 times. Source: Anielski Management Inc. 2011. Alberta Ecological Footprint Report Measuring the Sustainability of Alberta’s Progress
  21. 21. Alberta Ecological Footprint per capita Source: Anielski Management Inc. 2011. Alberta Ecological Footprint Report Measuring the Sustainability of Alberta’s Progress v
  22. 22. Greenhouse Gas Emissions per capita (Alberta) Source: Environment Canada Alberta's carbon emissions as a liability imposed on Canada and the world is estimated at $13.7 billion valued at $50/t CO2e. Of Alberta’s estimated $13.7 billion unfunded carbon liability, roughly $2.25 billion per annum is attributed to Alberta’s oilsands (16%) and $1.3 billion (9.4%) is attributed to the burning of coal for coal-fired electricity plants
  23. 23. Air Quality Index (Alberta) Source: Environment Canada '- 25 50 75 100 '- 10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 1961 1966 1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996 AirQuality GDPPerCapita($1998) Economic growth Air quality
  24. 24. Air Quality Index (Alberta) Source: Environment Canada 77.50% 85.00% 92.50% 100.00% 1986 1991 1996 Air Quality for Alberta's Major Urban Centres: Annual Average of Good Air Quality Days Edmonton Average Calgary Average Fort Saskatchewan Forth McMurray Source: Alberta Environment
  25. 25. PROTECT, RESTORE AND PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE USE OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS, SUSTAINABLY MANAGE FORESTS, COMBAT DESERTIFICATION, AND HALT AND REVERSE LAND DEGRADATION AND HALT BIODIVERSITY LOSS Area of Alberta Protected as Parks and Wilderness (1961-2018) 0.0% 3.5% 7.0% 10.5% 14.0% 17.5% % of Alberta protected % of Alberta protected 90,747 km2 of Alberta is protected as parks and wilderness areas
  26. 26. PROMOTE PEACEFUL AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDE ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR ALL AND BUILD EFFECTIVE, ACCOUNTABLE AND INCLUSIVE INSTITUTIONS AT ALL LEVELS Crime in Alberta and Canada, Total Violation, Incidents per 100,000 people, 1961 to 1999 Source: Statistics Canada. Incident-based crime statistics, by detailed violations CANSIM 252-005 0 2,750 5,500 8,250 11,000 13,750 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 AlbertaRate per 100,000 population CanadaRate per 100,000 population

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