Peg is a community indicator system, tracking measures called ‘indicators’ that reflect and measure our city’s well-being. The indicators, developed by a wide variety of stakeholders, are grouped into seven theme areas (basic needs, health, education & learning, social vitality and governance, built environment, economy, and natural environment).
Peg & the SDGs
In 2015, under the guidance of the United Nations, the world adopted a set of goals to target many of world’s most pressing issues. Referred to as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), these 17 goals and their targets seek to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by promoting inclusive, equitable, safe, and sustainable societies.
Peg is Winnipeg’s Community Indicator System. It was built for Winnipeggers, by Winnipeggers. Community Indicator Systems are vital for understanding the health, well-being and sustainability of a community over time and across neighbourhoods. Peg is managed through a partnership between the United Way of Winnipeg and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
Peg provides crucial community data for Winnipeg. Reports, commentary and research briefs using the data found in Peg are all accessible on this website. Recent reports include “2018 OUR CITY: A Peg Report on Sustainability,” which connects well-being in Winnipeg to the indicators that are being used to track the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).