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Sustainable development indicators

A set of measures used for assessment and monitoring of the European Union Sustainable Development Strategy. The current list includes over 100 indicators, eleven of which are defined as the headline indicators; growth rate of per capita real GDP, resource productivity, population at risk of poverty or exclusion, employment rate of older workers, healthy life years and life expectancy at birth (by gender), emissions of greenhouse gases, share of renewable energy in energy consumption, energy consumption of transport relative to gross domestic product, common bird index, fish catches from stocks outside safe biological limits, and official development assistance as share of gross national income.

Reference: Oxford Press Dictonary of Economics, 5th edt.