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Unit of Measure (PD1602)

Describes the unit of measure for reporting the units sold, produced, exported, or installed by the organization.

Select one:
- British thermal units (Btu)
- Hectares
- Hours
- Joules
- Kilograms
- Kilometers (Km)
- Kilowatt-hours (kWh)
- Licenses
- Liters
- Pounds
- Quintiles
- Square feet
- Square meters
- Tons
- Other

Note: Several metrics are reported in conjunction with this metric, for example Units/Volume Sold: Total (PI1263).
Reporting format
Metric type
Metric level
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Unit of Measure (PD1602). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote the unit of measure for each product/service for which data is being reported and should footnote the unit of measure used for reporting if they select "Other".

Usage Guidance

  • For example, if reporting on units sold for two crops, one for which sales volume is measured in pounds and the other for which sales volume is measured in tons, the organization should provide separately the unit of measure and units sold for each crop.
  • This metric is intended to be reported in conjunction with other relevant IRIS metrics. Organizations can filter on the "Reporting Format" column to see the metrics that require indicating Unit of Measure (PD1602).