Indicators 1-30 of 110 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
9
Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare
 
Used by:
British Columbia - Commission on Resources and Environment
Data source:
Gustavson and Lonegan, 1994
 
Keywords: economy, finance, index, sustainability
 
 
8
Sales of locally produced food at farmers market
 
Comment: May not capture all of the sales of locally produced food. Does not include information on amount of sales of non-locally produced food as comparison.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Olympia Farmers Market
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, farm, food, local capital, local production, resource use, sales
 
 
8
Percent of harvested forest successfully restocked
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Keywords: economy, ecosystem, environment, forest, habitat, natural resources, renewable, resource consumption, resource use, resources, trees
 
 
8
Commercial salmon catch in watershed
 
Used by:
Willapa Alliance
Data source:
WA Department of Fish and Wildlife
 
Keywords: commercial, economy, environment, fish, resources, salmon, water, watershed
 
 
8
Overfished fisheries compared to fisheries not overfished
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration
 
Keywords: economy, environment, fish, food, resource consumption, resources
 
 
7
Number of homeless people
 
Comment: Official figures are probably an underestimate because they do not include people have not made their situation known by asking the District Council for help.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Population Censuses, Homelessness in Scotland: Scottish Office
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Health
 
Keywords: availability, basic needs, connectedness, economy, homeless, housing, low income, mental illness, poverty, public shelters, shelter
 
 
7
Distribution of wealth
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine State Planning Office; US Census
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Unspecified
 
Sustainable Seattle
US Census, City and County data books
 
Willapa Alliance
US Census Bureau
 
Keywords: disparity, economy, equity, finance, income, investments, poverty, savings, tax, taxes, wealth
 
 
7
Average age of commercial fish harvesters
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Department of Marine Resources
 
Keywords: economy, employment, fish, food, jobs
 
 
7
Number and value of business loans in low income area
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: banking, business, economy, equity, finance, investments, low income
 
 
7
Percent of products and services where price reflects life-cycle cost
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: cost, economy, finance, price
 
 
7
Percent of jobs that pay a liveable wage for a family of two
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Economic Growth Council; Maine Department of Labor
 
Keywords: basic needs, economy, income, low income, poverty, wages
 
 
7
Energy and machinery expenses as percent of gross farm income
 
Used by:
Land Stewardship Project
Data source:
Income tax forms
 
Keywords: cost, economy, efficiency, energy, farm, finance, income
 
 
7
Dollars spent in locally-owned businesses
 
Comment: Not yet defined.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: business, economy, local capital, local investment, locally owned, sales
 
 
7
Manufacturing workers per pound of toxic chemicals released into the air
 
Comment: Changes may reflect changes in reporting requirements and methods. Also, toxic chemicals degrade the environment regardless of employment levels.
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department; WA Department of Ecology
 
Keywords: air, air pollution, economy, emissions, employment, environment, hazardous material, jobs, manufacturing, pollution, resource use, toxics
 
 
7
Wild salmon returning to spawn
 
Comment: Data was not available for 1990 and 1991.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
WA Department of Fisheries
 
Sustainable Seattle
WA Department of Fisheries: 1992 Salmon & Steelhead Stock Inventory
 
Keywords: economy, environment, fish, food, habitat, population, resources, salmon, species, streams
 
 
7
Corporate executive to production worker wages (ratio)
 
Used by:
Silicon Valley - Working Partnerships USA
Data source:
San Jose Mercury News and California Development Department
 
Keywords: disparity, distribution, economy, equity, income, salary, wages
 
 
7
Percent of jobs that did not pay a self-sufficiency wage
 
Used by:
Silicon Valley - Working Partnerships USA
Data source:
Economic Policy Institute and Wider Opportunities for Women
 
Keywords: basic needs, economy, income, jobs, low income, poverty
 
 
7
Income distribution
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
Economics and Statistics Administration., US Department of Commerce
 
Keywords: disparity, distribution, economy, equity, income
 
 
7
Percent of disposable personal income that is being saved
 
Used by:
President's Council on Sustainable Development
Data source:
US Department of Commerce
 
Keywords: basic needs, economic security, economy, income, investments, savings
 
 
7
Average income of the bottom and top 20 percent
 
Used by:
President's Council on Sustainable Development
Data source:
World Resources Institute
 
Keywords: disparity, distribution, diversity, economy, equity, income, jobs, salary, wages
 
 
6
Children living in poverty
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Census Bureau
 
Sustainable Seattle
US Census
 
Keywords: children, economy, family, income, low income, poverty, youth
 
 
6
Unemployment rate by ethnicity
 
Comment: Unemployment numbers include only people who are actively seeking employment. Does not take into account those who have stopped looking or those who are underemployed.
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Employment Security Comm., Labor Market Information Division
 
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Unspecified
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Keywords: diversity, economy, employment, equity, ethnic, ethnicity, jobs, labor, minority, race, unemployment
 
 
6
Hours of labor required to meet basic needs
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department; WA Department of Social and Health Services
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Unspecified
 
Sustainable Seattle
Census, WA Department of Social & Health Services,
 
Keywords: basic needs, economy, employment, income, labor, leisure, needs, salary, wages
 
 
6
Discrimination in the workplace
 
Comment: Data for 1983-4 may include informal complaints. Some complaints in 1985-7 may not have been received because JEOC office moved several times.
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Maine Development Foundation
Annual Statewide Surveys of Maine Citizens
 
Keywords: disabilities, discrimination, diversity, economy, employment, equity, gender, race
 
 
6
Per capita debt
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Statistics Canada; Alberta Bureau of Statistics
 
Keywords: debt, economic security, economy, finance
 
 
6
Population areas with poverty more than 1.5 times state rate
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Census Bureau
 
Keywords: economy, income, low income, poverty
 
 
6
Affordable warmth (average energy efficiency rating of homes)
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Energy Efficiency - Scottish Homes
 
Keywords: affordability, affordable, cost, economy, efficiency, energy, energy efficiency, heat, housing, resource use
 
 
6
GDP per capita adjusted for natural resource depletion
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Bureau of Statistics
 
Keywords: GDP, GNP, economy, finance, index, natural resources, resource connsumption, resources
 
 
6
Annual acreage in field crops
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Wentworth Office
 
Keywords: agriculture, crops, economy, farm, farming, food, land use, resource use
 
 
6
Feed production and use balance
 
Used by:
Land Stewardship Project
Data source:
Income tax forms
 
Keywords: agriculture, cost, economy, efficiency, farm, farming, food, resource use