Indicators 1-30 of 33 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
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Indicator
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
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
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
Manufacturing workers per pound of toxic chemicals released into the water
 
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: employment, hazardous material, jobs, manufacturing, resource use, toxics, water
 
 
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
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
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
Number of residents in job training programs
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: adult, education, employment, jobs, skills, training
 
 
6
Number of residents in vocational programs
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: adult, education, employment, jobs, skills, training
 
 
6
Number of students in job prep programs
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: business, education, employment, enrollment, jobs, participation, skills, students, training
 
 
6
Occupational distribution of women and minorities
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Department of Labor; Equal Employment Opportunity File; US Census
 
Keywords: discrimination, diversity, economy, employment, equity, gender, jobs, labor, minority, race, underemployment, women
 
 
6
Percent of residents who want to work full time who actually work full time
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Department of Economic Security
 
Keywords: economy, employment, full time, jobs, part time, under-employment
 
 
5
Long-term unemployment
 
Comment: Does not include people on employment and training initiatives, people who are ineligible to receive benefit, and those who have given up looking for work.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Department of Employment, Joint Unemployment and Vacancy Operating Statistics
 
Minnesota Planning
Current Population Survey, US Census Bureau
 
Keywords: chronic, economy, employment, jobs, labor, unemployment
 
 
5
Manufacturing wage and salary jobs as a percent of total jobs
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch
 
Keywords: diversity, economy, employment, jobs, manufacturing
 
 
5
Percent of post-secondary graduates finding employment in their field
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Survey
 
Keywords: college, education, employment, graduates, jobs, post-secondary, training, university
 
 
5
Real unemployment (estimated)
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
To be determined
 
Keywords: economy, employment, full time, jobs, part time, underemployment, unemployment
 
 
5
Employment by sector
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Planning Department
 
Willapa Alliance
WA Employment Security
 
Keywords: diversity, economic security, economy, employment, jobs
 
 
5
Employment by top five employers
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Unspecified
 
Sustainable Seattle
Economic Development Council of Seattle/King County, Seattle City Lights
 
Keywords: diversity, economic security, economy, employment, jobs
 
 
4
Unemployment rate
 
Comment: Doesn't measure underemployed.
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Statistics Canada
 
Willapa Alliance
WA Employment Security
 
Keywords: economy, employment, jobs, labor, unemployment
 
 
4
Professional, technical and managerial occupations as percent of total
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch
 
Keywords: diversity, economy, employment, jobs
 
 
4
Agricultural employment
 
Comment: Does not measure proportion of local produce sold for consumption within Fife, nor what proportion of food consumed in Fife is of locally produced food.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
The Scottish Environment, HMSO, 1993, The Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, employment, farming, jobs
 
 
3
Office vacancy rate
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
David H. Blanchard Property Corp, More Hamilton Facts and Figures
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Royal LePage Office Leasing Guide
 
Keywords: business, commercial, economy, employment, jobs, local investment, property, real estate, sprawl
 
 
3
Employment rate
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Department of Labor, Bureau of Employment Security; US Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
Keywords: economy, employment, jobs, labor, self-employed, underemployment, unemployment
 
 
3
Number of green jobs
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Coalition for a Green Economic Recovery; Ministry of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: economy, employment, environmental, jobs
 
 
3
Total wage and salary jobs per employed resident
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch
 
Keywords: economy, employment, jobs, labor, leisure
 
 
2
Net job growth
 
Comment: Does not reflect non reported/informal jobs. Does not reflect quality of jobs in terms of wages, benefits or skills.
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Employment Security Commission, Labor Market Information Division;US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
 
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Unspecified
 
Keywords: economy, employment, growth, jobs, labor
 
 
2
New business starts
 
Comment: Aiming to be above a regional average requires that someone else be below average, which contradicts principles of sustainability. Also, this measurement does not consider business failures.
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
US Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Keywords: business, economy, employment, investments, jobs, new business
 
 
2
Job growth among new businesses
 
Comment: Aiming to be above a regional average requires that someone else be below average, which contradicts principles of sustainability.
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Corporation for Enterprise Development, Washington, DC
 
Keywords: economy, employment, growth, jobs, new business
 
 
2
Number of business establishments
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch
 
Keywords: business, economy, employment, jobs
 
 
2
Total wage and salary jobs
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch
 
Keywords: economy, employment, jobs, labor, manufacturing