2008 State of the Basin Report
How to read the graphs
||What is indicator reporting? About the State of the Basin Model.
||How many people live in local areas? What age
and gender are they? How many children and
elders depend on the workforce for support?
||How long do we live? What causes the most deaths?
|EDUCATION - LEARNING
||How well-prepared are children for learning and
life? How many students achieve high school
graduation? How educated is the workforce?
||What are the trends in the regional tourism and forest sectors?
||What's the difference in the number of new retirees and
new workers? What are recent unemployment levels?
||How much do we earn? How many people
receive government support?
|BUILT INFASTRUCTURE - HOUSING
||What types of housing exist? How many households
are renting homes? How affordable is housing?
||How much water do we use? How do we treat wastewater?
||How much protected area exists? How are two speciesat-
risk faring? Have local streamflows changed? What are
the air quality conditions? How has climate changed?
|COMMUNITY AND SOCIETY
||How many of us donate to charity and how much
do we donate? What are the local crime rates?
||Examples of how communities might combine
indicators to describe well-being.
||Basin area map showing local areas used
to compile indicator data.
in this report:
Columbia Basin Trust supports efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic
and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations.