A performance indicator is an aggregated piece of information allowing the comparison of the performance of the system (work system) to the system’s objectives.

A performance indicator is defined by its name, a value domain or dimension and a procedure that describes how its value can be calculated.

Performance indicators may be included in decision frames.


The Indicator Dictionary lists the indicators defined for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

There is a reference to this page in Principle/goal to plan pattern (Plan).


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