En indikator angiver, hvor tæt man kvantitativt eller kvalitativt er på at nå et bestemt mål (et politisk resultat).

Ved hjælp af indikatorer kan man analysere og sammenligne resultater fra forskellige befolkningsgrupper eller geografiske områder – og dermed bedre fastsætte politiske prioriteter.

European Core Health Indicators (ECHI)

Eurobarometers

The Commission carried out a Eurobarometer survey on:

Well-being and working conditions

The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND) presented interesting findings on well-being in working environment in its second European quality of life survey.

Other international indicators

  • WHO Europe presents indicators on mental health status in its Health for All database
  • OECD presents also several indicators on mortality, health care resources and utilisation and drugs consumption and sales in its OECD health database.