International Positive Ageing Indicators

In recent years, there have been a number of initiatives internationally to develop indicator sets which track and monitor progress in positive ageing. A review of the various indicator sets available, and how they relate to the HaPAI National Indicator project, is available for download below. Links to sources for positive ageing indicators, and general population wellbeing indicators, are also displayed below.

Comparative Overview of International Indicator Sets

LINKS: Positive Ageing Indicators

  • The Active Ageing Index:

http://www1.unece.org/stat/platform/display/AAI/Active+Ageing+Index+Home

  • Global Agewatch Index:

http://www.helpage.org/global-agewatch/?gclid=CJO55aj4hMYCFWmx2wodPxAAdQ

  • Older Americans Key Indicators of Wellbeing

http://www.agingstats.gov/agingstatsdotnet/main_site/default.aspx

  • NZ Positive Ageing Indicators

http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/monitoring/positive-ageing-indicators/

  • WHO Core Indicators for Age-Friendly Cities

http://www.who.int/kobe_centre/ageing/age_friendly_cities/en/

  • Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) Progress Indicators

http://www.monitoringris.org/

  • SCL/PRB Index of Well-Being for Older Populations

http://www.prb.org/About/ProgramsProjects/Global-Aging.aspx

  • Values on a Grey Scale – Elderly Policy Monitor (The Netherlands – 2008)

http://www.scp.nl/english/Publications/Publications_by_year/Publications_2008/Values_on_a_Grey_Scale

LINKS: General Population Wellbeing Indicators

  • The Office of National Statistics (ONS) National Wellbeing programme:

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/guide-method/user-guidance/well-being/index.html

  • The OECD How’s Life – Measuring Wellbeing:

http://www.oecd.org/statistics/how-s-life-23089679.htm

  • The Social Progress Index:

http://www.socialprogressimperative.org/data/spi

  • The Canadian Wellbeing Index:

https://uwaterloo.ca/canadian-index-wellbeing/

  • The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index:

http://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/wellbeing/auwbi

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