social indicators

social indicators

any regularly collected social statistics which can be used to provide indication of changes in the general state of society, e.g. crime rates and health and mortality statistics. Parallels exist with well-established economic indicators, e.g. the RETAIL PRICE INDEX. However, there is far less agreement on the measurement and standardization of social indicators than for the most significant economic indicators. see also OFFICIAL STATISTICS.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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