In Austria an indicator system for the monitoring of sustainable development was worked out, based on a systematic approach. The development process, the framework on which the indicator set relies, possible applications of this framework and the selection of indicators including the use of the statistical data base will be presented.
Results of indicator reports and detailed evaluations of some indicators will be shown to illustrate the Austrian approach.
Keywords: Indicators of sustainable development; Framework for sustainable development; Use of statistical data base; Indicator reports
Biography: Ingeborg Fiala, Senior officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, in a unit dealing with agricultural statistics, evaluation of rural development and assessment of sustainable development, responsible for environmental and sustainable development indicators