Indicators

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In a social impact context, a way of knowing whether (or not) an outcome has taken place. Typically, indicators are metrics that we track change against, to understand the size or magnitude of an outcome. There are two parts to an indicator we need to get right:

  • the identification of the outcome state (the question)
  • the measurement of its level (the scale).

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Society at a Glance 2016 PDF