State tool for tracking the EESUL

The city as an ecosystem

The objective of the project is to define and create a tool for the monitoring of the Spanish strategy of urban and local (EESUL) sustainability. This tool, based on indicators, should pick up the objectives and guidelines set forth in the EESUL to establish a diagnosis of sustainability at different administrative levels.


The frame of reference will be common to the Municipal system of sustainability indicators and the system of indicators and conditioning factors for large and medium-sized cities approved by the network of networks of Local sustainable development. The tool will allow to know territorialized way, the situation are the autonomous communities and provinces and municipalities where the availability of information makes possible.


The selection of indicators will respond to four basic criteria: relevance in the context of the model of sustainability, assessment to measure progress towards the goals, coordination for the comparison between territories, and feasibility concerning the provision of background information.


It will be necessary to find all the official statistical sources available for the follow-up of the indicators, reviewing the source, the administrative level to which they reference, periodicity of calculation and the availability of historical series.

This tool, based on indicators, should pick up the objectives and guidelines set forth in the EESUL to establish a diagnosis of sustainability at different administrative levels

State tool for tracking the EESUL

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