Indicator set

An indicator set is a group of indicators combined to provide analysis on a broader topic. The aim of an indicator set is to measure improvements in service delivery in a particular sector or area. It represents an agreement to monitor what's actually happening in the Australian population, in a given area, with the aim of reaching a specified result or outcome. Indicator sets provide a way of monitoring the progress of healthcare and welfare services. Specific indicators are grouped together to provide the bigger picture of how a program is going overall.

Indicator sets have two parts:

For example, look at the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators June 2020 indicator set. This indicator set includes a wide range of Indigenous health measures, from birth weights and immunisation rates to smoking status and chronic disease rates.

Indicator sets and related indicators

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders





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