Capture June 18, 2013, Melbourne, Australia – The KPI Institute, the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education announces the launch of a new report in its 2011-2012 edition of its popular Top 25 series of reports. The series is based on research conducted through, which contains over 20,000 Key Performance Indicator examples, making it the world’s largest source of thoroughly documented KPIs.

The State / Federal Government sector includes the exercise of public policy or authority over a state or federal political unit. State public administration includes activities of a governmental nature, such as enactment and judicial interpretation of laws and their pursuant regulation, as well as the administration of programs based on public policy, through legislative activities, taxation, public safety and order, immigration services, foreign affairs and the administration of government programs and departments. KPIs are used to monitor the quality of state administration, through its interventions in the core social-economic areas mentioned above.

The Top 25 State Government KPIs of 2011-2012 report compiles the most popular 25 KPIs used by the State Government industry. The methodology used to conduct the research consisted of ranking the KPI examples published in the State Government industry of, based on their number of views in 2011. Out of more than 800 State Government KPIs available on, the 25 most viewed by the members and visitors of were selected and analyzed in detail in this report.

State Government KPIs are reflective of State Government areas of interest, and are grouped into subcategories, such as Healthcare, Education, Tourism, Resources and Energy, General State Administration, Transportation and Infrastructure, Employment and Workplace Relations, Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, and Finance/Treasury. Among these, Healthcare, Education, Tourism and Resources and Energy were the most popular in 2011.

The top 5 State Government KPIs of 2011-2012 in this report are:

  1. $ Gross National Product (GNP) per capita
  2. # Time spent for a primary care visit
  3. # Water scarcity index
  4. # Healthy life expectancy
  5. # Food production per capita

One of the most important benefits that this report brings is the international perspective on the most popular KPIs for State Government Management. These KPIs provide quantifiable measurements of factors determined to be important for the successful implementation of governmental strategies. The skill in applying KPIs is in the selection of the optimum number and appropriateness of KPIs.

By discussing the use of KPIs today, presenting the best practice in documenting them and listing the most popular KPIs of 2011, the Top 25 State Government KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a valuable resource in promoting the informed use of KPIs or refreshing the existing performance measurement and management practice in any organization.

According to Aurel Brudan, The KPI Institute’s CEO “The Top 25 State Government KPIs of 2011-2012” report is a synthesis of what is all about: it provides an overview of how State Government KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team.”

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The KPI Institute is a research, publishing and educational provider specialized in developing better practice in the use of KPIs. It developed the KPI Management Framework and runs five main research programs, dedicated to performance management, the Balanced Scorecard, KPIs, analytics and organizational strategy. Over the last 8 years, The Institute assisted over 5,000 organizations in finding solutions to their KPI needs.

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