Performance indicator:

Number of Patents Per Capita

Indicator description:

This indicator provides a measure of technology capacity and innovation as well the diversity of economy. The indicator identifies the number of patents per capita, measured for the Houston Metropolitan Statistical Area.

This indicator is associated with the following goals:

Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.