Community wellbeing indicators

The community indicator set below is a collection based on a scoping review. The review looked at ways of measuring the wellbeing of a community that have been used by government agencies and NGOs over the last five years. Including an indicator in the table is not a recommendation or endorsement by the Centre, we are simply sharing all those discovered in the review.

You can help us by letting us know if we’ve missed any. Just email us at evidence@whatworkswellbeing.org.

There are 43 indicator sets, comprising 273 raw indicators of community wellbeing. The graph below groups these indicators into 25 domains of community wellbeing, showing how often the different domains were mentioned. Most indicators are focussed on health and wellbeing (11%), while economy, inclusion and relationships were also popular fields.

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Table of community wellbeing indicators

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