Indicators 1-30 of 44 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
8
House price to income ratio
 
Used by:
United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development
Data source:
proposed
 
Keywords: affordability, affordable, availability, cost, home ownership, housing
 
 
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
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 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
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
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
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
Low-income renters paying more than 30 percent of income on rent
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Census Bureau
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Keywords: affordable, cost, housing, low income, rental
 
 
5
People living below the poverty line
 
Comment: Underestimate because: does not take into account dependents and partners who are also being supported, perhaps 25% of those eligible do make claims, and those paid in work may be on very low earnings.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Fife Regional Council: a Social Needs Strategy, Reid Howe Association: Income Deprivation
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
1990 Census
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Statistics Canada
 
Keywords: basic needs, economic security, economy, income, low income, poverty, public assistance
 
 
5
Manufacturing wage and salary earnings as a percent of total income
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
Department of Labor, Bureau of Economic Analysis; WA Employment Security Department
 
Keywords: diversity, economy, income, manufacturing, salary, wages
 
 
5
Food stamp recipients
 
Comment: Relies on national standards
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Social Service, 'Annual Report'; SC State Data Center
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Daily Bread Food Bank
 
Keywords: AFDC, basic needs, charity, economy, food, income, low income, poverty, public assistance, subsidized
 
 
5
Length of time on welfare
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Community Services Department
 
Keywords: basic needs, charity, economy, income, public assistance, subsidized, welfare
 
 
5
Tuition net cost as percent of disposable income
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
State Profiles: Financing Public Higher Education; Washington DC: Research Association
 
Keywords: access, affordability, college, cost, education, post-secondary, tuition, university
 
 
5
Low-income housing with severe physical problem
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Housing Finance Agency
 
Keywords: affordable, condition, housing, low income, subsidized
 
 
5
Median family income as percent of median single family house price
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
Tacoma/Pierce Co Chamber of Commerce; US Department of HUD
 
Keywords: affordability, cost, home ownership, housing, income
 
 
5
Median family income as percent of average rent on two-bedroom apartment
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
Tacoma/Pierce Co Chamber of Commerce; US Department of HUD
 
Keywords: affordability, cost, housing, income, rental
 
 
5
Median family income as percent of annual single family house mortgage payment
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
US Department of HUD; Tacoma Real Estate Research Committee
 
Keywords: affordability, cost, housing, income, mortgage
 
 
5
Housing that is inadequate, overcrowded, or costs over 30% of income
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
 
Keywords: affordable, condition, cost, housing
 
 
4
Students eligible for free or reduced price lunch
 
Comment: Not all those eligible may be applying.
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Education, 'Ranking of Counties and School Districts'
 
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Unspecified
 
Keywords: children, economy, education, food, income, low income, poverty, public assistance, schools, student, subsidized, youth
 
 
4
Number or percent of residents receiving welfare assistance
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Family and Social Services
 
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Community Services Department
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Municipality of Toronto, Community Services Department
 
Keywords: basic needs, charity, economy, income, low income, poverty, public assistance, subsidized, welfare
 
 
4
Health care as percent of income
 
Comment: Does not address effectiveness of resource use, lack of access to health services, or amount spent caring for illness vs. promoting health.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
WA Office of Financial Management '1990 Health Care Estimates' May 1992
 
Keywords: accessibility, cost, health, health care
 
 
4
Income disparity among counties
 
Comment: Income doesn't always indicate ability to meet basic needs.
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
 
Keywords: disparity, economy, equity, income
 
 
4
Households with incomes more than 200 percent above poverty line
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Census Bureau
 
Keywords: economy, income, low income, poverty