coincident indicator



  • noun an indicator which coincides with economic activity (as opposed to a leading indicator or lagging indicator). It measures the changes in the aggregate economy.


  • (written as Coincident Indicator)
    An economic statistic or trend that increases or decreases along with the economy as a whole, providing an indication of the state of the economy. The unemployment rate, gross domestic product (GDP), and the consumer price index (CPI) are examples of economic factors that are viewed as coincident indicators.

Health Economics

  • (written as Coincident Indicator)
    A statistical measure of events that coincide with other events.