United States Sustainable Development Report 2021
Tracking the progress of all 50 states on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals
View Rankings & Scores
The report assesses the progress of all 50 states of the United States on the SDGs: This year, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Washington top the rankings. In addition to overall scores, we also feature a Leave No One Behind (LNOB) index that tracks states' inequalities along five dimensions.
Explore Interactive Maps
Our interactive maps showcase the performance of states on each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Visualize states' current performance or visualize trends to see which states are on track. Dig into each of the 100+ indicators covered in the United States Sustainable Development Report 2021.
Analyze State Profiles
Our report features a dedicated profile page for each US state, showing performance and trends by SDG and by indicator. By clicking on a goal or indicator, you can view historical timeseries (when available) and detailed indicator metadata in the side panel.
Download Report & Materials
The entire report, datasets, and any additional materials are available free of charge and can be downloaded from our website. This includes our full report in PDF format, our Excel database with scores, ratings, trends, and raw values, our codebook, our methodology, and much more.