Indicator Definition

The following section defines what an Indicator is in ActivityInfo.

In ActivityInfo, an Indicator represents a value or state which you want to measure. 

An Indicator allows you to measure Quantity or Text values, or can represent values calculated from other Indicators

Indicator Data Model

An Indicator can represent:

  • Numbers of Individuals
  • Volumes
  • Currency Amounts
  • Calculated Sub-totals
  • Questionnaire Responses
  • Text Reports
  • etc.

For Quantity Indicators, you can also specify the Statistic you want applied to an Indicator when aggregated at the Reporting stage. You can specify whether to report the average of the Indicator values, or to sum them for an aggregated total.