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Adjusted net enrollment rate, primary (% of primary school age children)
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SE.PRM.TENRUNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)
DescriptionAdjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
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Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)
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SP.ADO.TFRTUnited Nations Population Division, World Population Prospects.
DescriptionAdolescent fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women ages 15-19.
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Agricultural support estimate (% of GDP)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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NY.AGR.SUBS.GD.ZSOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Producer and Consumer Support Estimates database. Available online at www.oecd.org/tad/support/psecse.
DescriptionAgriculture support is the annual monetary value of all gross transfers from taxpayers and consumers, both domestic and foreign (in the form of subsidies arising from policy measures that support agriculture), net of the associated budgetary receipts, regardless of their objectives and impacts on farm production and income, or consumption of farm products.
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AIDS estimated deaths (UNAIDS estimates)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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SH.DYN.AIDS.DHUNAIDS estimates.
DescriptionAIDS deaths are the estimated number of adults and children who died due to AIDS-related causes.
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Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources)
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ER.H2O.FWTL.ZSFood and Agriculture Organization, AQUASTAT data.
DescriptionAnnual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
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Antiretroviral therapy coverage (% of people living with HIV)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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SH.HIV.ARTC.ZSUNAIDS estimates.
DescriptionAntiretroviral therapy coverage indicates the percentage of all people living with HIV who are receiving antiretroviral therapy.
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ARI treatment (% of children under 5 taken to a health provider)
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SH.STA.ARIC.ZSUNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.
DescriptionChildren with acute respiratory infection (ARI) who are taken to a health provider refers to the percentage of children under age five with ARI in the last two weeks who were taken to an appropriate health provider, including hospital, health center, dispensary, village health worker, clinic, and private physician.
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Average tariffs imposed by developed countries on agricultural products from developing countries (%)
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TM.TAX.AGRI.CD.DVUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Trade Organization, and International Trade Center. Data are available online at: www.mdg-trade.org.
DescriptionIt is the average tariffs imposed by developed countries on subsets of selected items (agricultural products, textile and clothing exports) that are deemed to be of interest to developing countries. For the purpose of calculating this indicator, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in North America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the EU (25 countries included since 2004) in Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas, following the common accepted practice used for MDG indicators. Developing countries are those not listed as developed or transition countries. The list of least developed countries (LDCs) has been agreed by the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the Committee for Development Policy, Economic and Social Council. Agricultural, clothing and textile groups follow the definition in WTO agreements based on the Harmonized System 1992, transposed to current versions by WTO Secretariat. Agricultural products correspond to Harmonized System 1992, chapters 01 to 24 less fish and fish products (chap. 03); in addition to parts of chapters 29, 33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 50 to 53. Textile is mainly covered in chapters 50 to 60. The bulk of clothing products are found in chapters 61-63.
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Average tariffs imposed by developed countries on agricultural products from least developed countries (%)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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TM.TAX.AGRI.CD.LDUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Trade Organization, and International Trade Center. Data are available online at: www.mdg-trade.org.
DescriptionIt is the average tariffs imposed by developed countries on subsets of selected items (agricultural products, textile and clothing exports) that are deemed to be of interest to developing countries. For the purpose of calculating this indicator, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in North America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the EU (25 countries included since 2004) in Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas, following the common accepted practice used for MDG indicators. Developing countries are those not listed as developed or transition countries. The list of least developed countries (LDCs) has been agreed by the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the Committee for Development Policy, Economic and Social Council. Agricultural, clothing and textile groups follow the definition in WTO agreements based on the Harmonized System 1992, transposed to current versions by WTO Secretariat. Agricultural products correspond to Harmonized System 1992, chapters 01 to 24 less fish and fish products (chap. 03); in addition to parts of chapters 29, 33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 50 to 53. Textile is mainly covered in chapters 50 to 60. The bulk of clothing products are found in chapters 61-63.
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Average tariffs imposed by developed countries on clothing products from developing countries (%)
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TM.TAX.CLTH.CD.DVUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Trade Organization, and International Trade Center. Data are available online at: www.mdg-trade.org.
DescriptionIt is the average tariffs imposed by developed countries on subsets of selected items (agricultural products, textile and clothing exports) that are deemed to be of interest to developing countries. For the purpose of calculating this indicator, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in North America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the EU (25 countries included since 2004) in Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas, following the common accepted practice used for MDG indicators. Developing countries are those not listed as developed or transition countries. The list of least developed countries (LDCs) has been agreed by the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the Committee for Development Policy, Economic and Social Council. Agricultural, clothing and textile groups follow the definition in WTO agreements based on the Harmonized System 1992, transposed to current versions by WTO Secretariat. Agricultural products correspond to Harmonized System 1992, chapters 01 to 24 less fish and fish products (chap. 03); in addition to parts of chapters 29, 33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 50 to 53. Textile is mainly covered in chapters 50 to 60. The bulk of clothing products are found in chapters 61-63.
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Average tariffs imposed by developed countries on clothing products from least developed countries (%)
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TM.TAX.CLTH.CD.LDUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Trade Organization, and International Trade Center. Data are available online at: www.mdg-trade.org.
DescriptionIt is the average tariffs imposed by developed countries on subsets of selected items (agricultural products, textile and clothing exports) that are deemed to be of interest to developing countries. For the purpose of calculating this indicator, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in North America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the EU (25 countries included since 2004) in Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas, following the common accepted practice used for MDG indicators. Developing countries are those not listed as developed or transition countries. The list of least developed countries (LDCs) has been agreed by the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the Committee for Development Policy, Economic and Social Council. Agricultural, clothing and textile groups follow the definition in WTO agreements based on the Harmonized System 1992, transposed to current versions by WTO Secretariat. Agricultural products correspond to Harmonized System 1992, chapters 01 to 24 less fish and fish products (chap. 03); in addition to parts of chapters 29, 33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 50 to 53. Textile is mainly covered in chapters 50 to 60. The bulk of clothing products are found in chapters 61-63.
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Average tariffs imposed by developed countries on textile products from developing countries (%)
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TM.TAX.TXTL.CD.DVUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Trade Organization, and International Trade Center. Data are available online at: www.mdg-trade.org.
DescriptionIt is the average tariffs imposed by developed countries on subsets of selected items (agricultural products, textile and clothing exports) that are deemed to be of interest to developing countries. For the purpose of calculating this indicator, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in North America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the EU (25 countries included since 2004) in Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas, following the common accepted practice used for MDG indicators. Developing countries are those not listed as developed or transition countries. The list of least developed countries (LDCs) has been agreed by the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the Committee for Development Policy, Economic and Social Council. Agricultural, clothing and textile groups follow the definition in WTO agreements based on the Harmonized System 1992, transposed to current versions by WTO Secretariat. Agricultural products correspond to Harmonized System 1992, chapters 01 to 24 less fish and fish products (chap. 03); in addition to parts of chapters 29, 33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 50 to 53. Textile is mainly covered in chapters 50 to 60. The bulk of clothing products are found in chapters 61-63.
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Average tariffs imposed by developed countries on textile products from least developed countries (%)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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TM.TAX.TXTL.CD.LDUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Trade Organization, and International Trade Center. Data are available online at: www.mdg-trade.org.
DescriptionIt is the average tariffs imposed by developed countries on subsets of selected items (agricultural products, textile and clothing exports) that are deemed to be of interest to developing countries. For the purpose of calculating this indicator, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in North America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the EU (25 countries included since 2004) in Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas, following the common accepted practice used for MDG indicators. Developing countries are those not listed as developed or transition countries. The list of least developed countries (LDCs) has been agreed by the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the Committee for Development Policy, Economic and Social Council. Agricultural, clothing and textile groups follow the definition in WTO agreements based on the Harmonized System 1992, transposed to current versions by WTO Secretariat. Agricultural products correspond to Harmonized System 1992, chapters 01 to 24 less fish and fish products (chap. 03); in addition to parts of chapters 29, 33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 50 to 53. Textile is mainly covered in chapters 50 to 60. The bulk of clothing products are found in chapters 61-63.
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Bilateral ODA commitments that is untied (% of bilateral ODA commitments)
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DC.ODA.UNTD.ZSDevelopment Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries, Development Co-operation Report, and International Development Statistics database. Data are available online at: www.oecd.org/dac/stats/idsonline.
DescriptionBilateral official development assistance (ODA) commitments are firm obligations, expressed in writing and backed by the necessary funds, undertaken by official bilateral donors to provide specified assistance to a recipient country or a multilateral organization. Bilateral commitments are recorded in the full amount of expected transfer, irrespective of the time required for completing disbursements. Untied bilateral official development assistance is assistance from country to country for which the associated goods and services may be fully and freely procured in substantially all countries.
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Bilateral ODA commitments that is untied (current US$)
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DC.ODA.UNTD.CDDevelopment Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries, Development Co-operation Report, and International Development Statistics database. Data are available online at: www.oecd.org/dac/stats/idsonline.
DescriptionBilateral official development assistance (ODA) commitments are firm obligations, expressed in writing and backed by the necessary funds, undertaken by official bilateral donors to provide specified assistance to a recipient country or a multilateral organization. Bilateral commitments are recorded in the full amount of expected transfer, irrespective of the time required for completing disbursements. Untied bilateral official development assistance is assistance from country to country for which the associated goods and services may be fully and freely procured in substantially all countries. OECD DAC.
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Bilateral, sector-allocable ODA to basic social services (% of bilateral ODA commitments)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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DC.ODA.SOCL.ZSDevelopment Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries, Development Co-operation Report, and International Development Statistics database. Data are available online at: www.oecd.org/dac/stats/idsonline.
DescriptionBilateral official development assistance (ODA) commitments are firm obligations, expressed in writing and backed by the necessary funds, undertaken by official bilateral donors to provide specified assistance to a recipient country or a multilateral organization. Bilateral commitments are recorded in the full amount of expected transfer, irrespective of the time required for completing disbursements. Total sector-allocable aid is the sum of aid that can be assigned to specific sectors or multisector activities. Basic social services consists of, primary education, basic life skills for youth and adults and early childhood education, basic health care, basic health infrastructure, basic nutrition, infectious disease control, health education and health personnel development, population policy and administrative management, reproductive health care, family planning, sexually transmitted disease (STD) control including HIV/AIDS, personnel development (population & reproductive health), basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation, and multi-sector aid for basic social services.
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Bilateral, sector-allocable ODA to basic social services (current US$)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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DC.ODA.SOCL.CDDevelopment Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries, Development Co-operation Report, and International Development Statistics database. Data are available online at: www.oecd.org/dac/stats/idsonline.
DescriptionBilateral official development assistance (ODA) commitments are firm obligations, expressed in writing and backed by the necessary funds, undertaken by official bilateral donors to provide specified assistance to a recipient country or a multilateral organization. Bilateral commitments are recorded in the full amount of expected transfer, irrespective of the time required for completing disbursements. Total sector-allocable aid is the sum of aid that can be assigned to specific sectors or multisector activities. Basic social services consists of, primary education, basic life skills for youth and adults and early childhood education, basic health care, basic health infrastructure, basic nutrition, infectious disease control, health education and health personnel development, population policy and administrative management, reproductive health care, family planning, sexually transmitted disease (STD) control including HIV/AIDS, personnel development (population & reproductive health), basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation, and multi-sector aid for basic social services. OECD DAC.
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Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total)
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SH.STA.BRTC.ZSUNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.
DescriptionBirths attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns.
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Children orphaned by HIV/AIDS
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SH.HIV.ORPHUNAIDS estimates.
DescriptionNumber of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS is the estimated number of children who have lost their mother or both parents to AIDS before age 15 since the epidemic began. Some of the orphaned children included in this cumulative total are no longer alive; others are no longer under age 15.
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Children with fever receiving antimalarial drugs (% of children under age 5 with fever)
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SH.MLR.TRET.ZSUNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.
DescriptionMalaria treatment refers to the percentage of children under age five who were ill with fever in the last two weeks and received any appropriate (locally defined) anti-malarial drugs.
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CO2 emissions (kg per PPP $ of GDP)
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EN.ATM.CO2E.PP.GDCarbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.
DescriptionCarbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
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CO2 emissions (kt)
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EN.ATM.CO2E.KTCarbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.
DescriptionCarbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
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CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)
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EN.ATM.CO2E.PCCarbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.
DescriptionCarbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
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Comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS, ages 15-24, female (2 prevent ways and reject 3 misconceptions)
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SH.HIV.1524.KW.FE.ZSHousehold surveys such as Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Largely compiled by UNICEF.
DescriptionThe percent of female respondents ages 15-24 who correctly identify the two major ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV (using condoms and limiting sex to one faithful, uninfected partner), who reject the two most common local misconceptions about HIV transmission, and who know that a healthy-looking person can have HIV.
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Comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS, ages 15-24, male (2 prevent ways and reject 3 misconceptions)
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SH.HIV.1524.KW.MA.ZSHousehold surveys such as Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Largely compiled by UNICEF.
DescriptionThe percent of male respondents ages 15-24 who correctly identify the two major ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV (using condoms and limiting sex to one faithful, uninfected partner), who reject the two most common local misconceptions about HIV transmission, and who know that a healthy-looking person can have HIV.
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Comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS, ages 15-49, female (2 prevent ways and reject 3 misconceptions)
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SH.HIV.KNOW.FE.ZSHousehold surveys such as Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Largely compiled by UNICEF.
DescriptionKnowledge of HIV, female, is the percentage of female respondents who correctly identify the two major ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV (using condoms and limiting sex to one faithful, uninfected partner), who reject the two most common local misconceptions about HIV transmission, and who know that a healthy-looking person can have HIV.
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Comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS, ages 15-49, male (2 prevent ways and reject 3 misconceptions)
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SH.HIV.KNOW.MA.ZSHousehold surveys such as Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Largely compiled by UNICEF.
DescriptionKnowledge of HIV, male, is the percentage of male respondents who correctly identify the two major ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV (using condoms and limiting sex to one faithful, uninfected partner), who reject the two most common local misconceptions about HIV transmission, and who know that a healthy-looking person can have HIV.
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Condom use at last high-risk sex, adult female (% ages 15-49)
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SH.CON.AIDS.FE.ZSDemographic and Health Surveys, and UNAIDS.
DescriptionCondom use at last high-risk sex, female is the percentage of the female population ages 15-49 who used a condom at last intercourse with a non-marital and non-cohabiting sexual partner in the last 12 months.
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Condom use at last high-risk sex, adult male (% ages 15-49)
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SH.CON.AIDS.MA.ZSDemographic and Health Surveys, and UNAIDS.
DescriptionCondom use at last high-risk sex, male is the percentage of the male population ages 15-49 who used a condom at last intercourse with a non-marital and non-cohabiting sexual partner in the last 12 months.
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Condom use, population ages 15-24, female (% of females ages 15-24)
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SH.CON.1524.FE.ZSDemographic and Health Surveys, and UNAIDS.
DescriptionCondom use, female is the percentage of the female population ages 15-24 who used a condom at last intercourse in the last 12 months.
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Condom use, population ages 15-24, male (% of males ages 15-24)
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SH.CON.1524.MA.ZSDemographic and Health Surveys, and UNAIDS.
DescriptionCondom use, male is the percentage of the male population ages 15-24 who used a condom at last intercourse in the last 12 months.
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Contraceptive prevalence, any methods (% of women ages 15-49)
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SP.DYN.CONU.ZSUNICEF's State of the World's Children and Childinfo, United Nations Population Division's World Contraceptive Use, household surveys including Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys.
DescriptionContraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, any form of contraception. It is usually measured for women ages 15-49 who are married or in union.
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Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.FAM.WORK.FE.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionContributing family workers are those workers who hold "self-employment jobs" as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
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Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.FAM.WORK.MA.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionContributing family workers are those workers who hold "self-employment jobs" as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
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Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.FAM.WORK.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionContributing family workers are those workers who hold "self-employment jobs" as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.
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Debt relief committed under HIPC and MDRI initiatives, cumulative US$ in end-2013 NPV terms
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DT.HPC.TOTL.PVWorld Bank, Economic Policy and Debt Department.
DescriptionDebt relief is committed as of the decision point (assuming full participation of creditors) under the enhanced HIPC Initiative. It is calculated as the amount needed to bring the net present value (NPV) of the country's debt level to the thresholds established by the HIPC Initiative (150 percent of exports or in certain cases 250 percent of fiscal revenues). Topping-up assistance and assistance provided under the original HIPC Initiative were committed in net present value terms as of the decision point and are converted to end-2012 terms. Debt relief delivered in full under MDRI initiative is the net present value of debt relief from International Development Association, International Monetary Fund, African Development Fund, and Inter-American Development Bank and delivered to countries having reached the HIPC completion point converted to end-2012 terms.
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Debt relief committed under HIPC initiative, cumulative US$ in end-2013 NPV terms
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DT.HPC.COMR.PVWorld Bank, Economic Policy and Debt Department.
DescriptionDebt relief is committed as of the decision point (assuming full participation of creditors) under the enhanced HIPC Initiative. It is calculated as the amount needed to bring the net present value (NPV) of the country's debt level to the thresholds established by the HIPC Initiative (150 percent of exports or in certain cases 250 percent of fiscal revenues). Topping-up assistance and assistance provided under the original HIPC Initiative were committed in net present value terms as of the decision point and are converted to end-2012 terms.
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Debt relief delivered in full under MDRI initiative, cumulative US$ in end-2013 NPV terms
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DT.HPC.MDRI.PVWorld Bank, Economic Policy and Debt Department.
DescriptionDebt relief delivered in full under MDRI initiative is the net present value of debt relief from International Development Association, International Monetary Fund, African Development Fund, and Inter-American Development Bank and delivered to countries having reached the HIPC completion point converted to end-2012 terms.
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Debt service to exports (%)
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DT.TDS.DPPF.XP.ZSDebt service is the sum of principle repayments and interest actually paid in currency, goods, or services. This series differs from the standard debt to exports series. It covers only long-term public and publicly guaranteed debt and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF. Exports of goods and services include primary income, but do not include workers' remittances.
DescriptionDebt service (PPG and IMF only, % of exports of goods, services and primary income)
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Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.EMP.TOTL.SP.FE.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionEmployment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
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Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.EMP.TOTL.SP.MA.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionEmployment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
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Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.EMP.TOTL.SP.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionEmployment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
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Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.EMP.1524.SP.FE.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionEmployment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
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Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.EMP.1524.SP.MA.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionEmployment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
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Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)
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SL.EMP.1524.SP.ZSInternational Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in April 2019.
DescriptionEmployment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
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Energy use (kg of oil equivalent) per $1,000 GDP (constant 2011 PPP)
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EG.USE.COMM.GD.PP.KDIEA Statistics © OECD/IEA 2014 (http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp), subject to https://www.iea.org/t&c/termsandconditions/
DescriptionEnergy use per PPP GDP is the kilogram of oil equivalent of energy use per constant PPP GDP. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport. PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to 2011 constant international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as a U.S. dollar has in the United States.
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Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
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SP.DYN.TFRT.IN(1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.
DescriptionTotal fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with age-specific fertility rates of the specified year.
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Fixed telephone subscriptions (per 100 people)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
CodeSource
IT.MLT.MAIN.P2International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.
DescriptionFixed telephone subscriptions refers to the sum of active number of analogue fixed telephone lines, voice-over-IP (VoIP) subscriptions, fixed wireless local loop (WLL) subscriptions, ISDN voice-channel equivalents and fixed public payphones.
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Forest area (% of land area)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
CodeSource
AG.LND.FRST.ZSFood and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.
DescriptionForest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.
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Forest area (sq. km)
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Database NameMillennium Development Goals
CodeSource
AG.LND.FRST.K2Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.
DescriptionForest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.
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