This index could serve as a model for computation of a child well-being index
The Child Well-Being Index
helps us understand how the quality of children's lives is changing.
Report: The Child Well-Being Index
(CWI), 1975-2002, with Projections for 2003.
These results are based on analyses of trends in ten key indicators and four domains of child well-being included in the Foundation for Child Development (FCD) annual Child Well-Being Index
(CWI), the most comprehensive measure of how well America's children are faring (Land, Lamb, and Mustillo, 2001; Land, 2010).
The Overall Composite Child Well-Being Index
(CWI) is based on a composite of 28 "Key Indicators" of well-being that are grouped into seven "Quality-of-Life/Well-Being Domains".