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A woman can apply for a passport in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.APL.PSPT.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are differences in passport application procedures between men and women.
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A woman can be head of household in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.HLD.HEAD.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are restrictions on a woman becoming head of household or head of family.
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A woman can choose where to live in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.LOC.LIVE.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are restrictions on a woman choosing where to live.
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A woman can get a job in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.GET.JOBS.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are restrictions on a woman's legal capacity and ability to work.
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A woman can obtain a judgment of divorce in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.OBT.DVRC.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether the divorce process is equal for women and men or includes additional protections for women, such as prohibiting a husband from initiating divorce proceedings while his wife is pregnant.
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A woman can open a bank account in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.OPN.BANK.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are restrictions on a woman opening a bank account (i.e. a woman has limited legal capacity or is required to provide any additional permission or documentation that is not required of a man; or legal provisions limit the ability of a woman to open a bank account, such as stating that a married woman who is separately employed from her husband may open a bank account in her own name).
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A woman can register a business in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.BUS.REGT.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are restrictions on a woman registering a business (i.e. if a woman needs her husband’s or guardian’s permission, signature or consent to register a business; or the registration process at any stage requires a woman to provide additional information or documentation that is not required of a man).
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A woman can sign a contract in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.CNT.SIGN.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether a woman obtains full legal capacity upon reaching the age of majority and there are no restrictions on her signing legally binding contracts.
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A woman can travel outside her home in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.HME.TRVL.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are restrictions on a woman traveling alone domestically.
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A woman can travel outside the country in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.CTR.TRVL.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether there are restrictions on a woman traveling alone internationally.
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A woman has the same rights to remarry as a man (1=yes; 0=no)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SG.REM.RIGT.EQWorld Bank: Women, Business and the Law. https://wbl.worldbank.org/
DescriptionThe indicator measures whether women and men have an equal right to remarry.
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Account ownership at a financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider, female (% of population ages 15+)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
FX.OWN.TOTL.FE.ZSDemirguc-Kunt et al., 2018, Global Financial Inclusion Database, World Bank.
DescriptionAccount denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution or report personally using a mobile money service in the past 12 months (female, % age 15+).
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Account ownership at a financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider, male (% of population ages 15+)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
FX.OWN.TOTL.MA.ZSDemirguc-Kunt et al., 2018, Global Financial Inclusion Database, World Bank.
DescriptionAccount denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution or report personally using a mobile money service in the past 12 months (male, % age 15+).
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Adjusted net enrollment rate, primary, female (% of primary school age children)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SE.PRM.TENR.FEUNESCO 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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Adjusted net enrollment rate, primary, male (% of primary school age children)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SE.PRM.TENR.MAUNESCO 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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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
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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Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.DPNDWorld Bank staff estimates based on age distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge dependency ratio is the ratio of dependents--people younger than 15 or older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.
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Age population, age 00, female, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG00.FE.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, female refers to female population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 00, male, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG00.MA.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, male refers to male population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 01, female, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG01.FE.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, female refers to female population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 01, male, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG01.MA.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, male refers to male population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 02, female, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG02.FE.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, female refers to female population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 02, male, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG02.MA.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, male refers to male population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 03, female, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG03.FE.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, female refers to female population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 03, male, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG03.MA.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, male refers to male population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 04, female, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG04.FE.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, female refers to female population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 04, male, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG04.MA.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, male refers to male population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 05, female, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG05.FE.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, female refers to female population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Age population, age 05, male, interpolated
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.POP.AG05.MA.INUnited Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
DescriptionAge population, male refers to male population at the specified age level. The geographical areas included in the data are the same as the data source.
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Antiretroviral therapy coverage (% of adult females living with HIV)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.HIV.ARTC.FE.ZSUNAIDS estimates.
DescriptionThe percentage of adult females living with HIV who are receiving antiretroviral therapy.
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Antiretroviral therapy coverage (% of adult males living with HIV)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.HIV.ARTC.MA.ZSUNAIDS estimates.
DescriptionThe percentage of adult males living with HIV who are receiving antiretroviral therapy.
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Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SP.DYN.CBRT.IN(1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 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.
DescriptionCrude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.
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Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
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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Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions, ages 15-34, female (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.COMM.1534.FE.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of female deaths ages 15 -34 due to communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions divided by number of all female deaths ages 15-34, expressed by percentage. Communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions included infectious and parasitic diseases, respiratory infections, and nutritional deficiencies such as underweight and stunting.
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Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions, ages 15-34, male (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.COMM.1534.MA.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of male deaths ages 15-34 due to communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions divided by number of all male deaths ages 15-34, expressed by percentage. Communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions included infectious and parasitic diseases, respiratory infections, and nutritional deficiencies such as underweight and stunting.
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Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions, ages 35-59, female (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.COMM.3559.FE.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of female deaths ages 35-59 due to communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions divided by number of all female deaths ages 35-59, expressed by percentage. Communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions included infectious and parasitic diseases, respiratory infections, and nutritional deficiencies such as underweight and stunting.
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Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions, ages 35-59, male (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.COMM.3559.MA.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of male deaths ages 35-59 due to communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions divided by number of all male deaths ages 35-59, expressed by percentage. Communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions included infectious and parasitic diseases, respiratory infections, and nutritional deficiencies such as underweight and stunting.
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Cause of death, by injury, ages 15-34, female (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.INJR.1534.FE.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of female deaths ages 15-34 due to injury divided by number of all female deaths ages 15-34, expressed by percentage. Injury includes unintentional and intentional injuries.
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Cause of death, by injury, ages 15-34, male (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.INJR.1534.MA.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of male deaths ages 15-34 due to injury divided by number of all male deaths ages 15-34, expressed by percentage. Injury includes unintentional and intentional injuries.
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Cause of death, by injury, ages 35-59, female (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.INJR.3559.FE.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of female deaths ages 35-59 due to injury divided by number of all female deaths ages 35-59, expressed by percentage. Injury includes unintentional and intentional injuries.
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Cause of death, by injury, ages 35-59, male (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.INJR.3559.MA.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of male deaths ages 35-59 due to injury divided by number of all male deaths ages 35-59, expressed by percentage. Injury includes unintentional and intentional injuries.
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Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases, ages 15-34, female (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.NCOM.1534.FE.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of female deaths ages 15-34 due to non-communicable diseases divided by number of all female deaths ages 15-34, expressed by percentage. Non-Communicable diseases include cancer, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, skin diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, and congenital anomalies.
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Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases, ages 15-34, male (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.NCOM.1534.MA.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of male deaths ages 15-34 due to non-communicable diseases divided by number of all male deaths ages 15-34, expressed by percentage. Non-Communicable diseases include cancer, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, skin diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, and congenital anomalies.
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Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases, ages 35-59, female (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.NCOM.3559.FE.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of female deaths ages 35-59 due to non-communicable diseases divided by number of all female deaths ages 35-59, expressed by percentage. Non-Communicable diseases include cancer, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, skin diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, and congenital anomalies.
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Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases, ages 35-59, male (% relevant age)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SH.DTH.NCOM.3559.MA.ZSDerived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics.
DescriptionNumber of male deaths ages 35-59 due to non-communicable diseases divided by number of all male deaths ages 35-59, expressed by percentage. Non-Communicable diseases include cancer, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, skin diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, and congenital anomalies.
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Children in employment, female (% of female children ages 7-14)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SL.TLF.0714.FE.ZSUnderstanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank.
DescriptionChildren in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
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Children in employment, male (% of male children ages 7-14)
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SL.TLF.0714.MA.ZSUnderstanding Children's Work project based on data from ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank.
DescriptionChildren in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.
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Children out of school, primary, female
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SE.PRM.UNER.FEUNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)
DescriptionChildren out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
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Children out of school, primary, male
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Database NameGender Statistics
CodeSource
SE.PRM.UNER.MAUNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)
DescriptionChildren out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
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Completeness of birth registration, female (%)
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Database NameGender Statistics
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SP.REG.BRTH.FE.ZSUNICEF's State of the World's Children based mostly on household surveys and ministry of health data.
DescriptionCompleteness of birth registration is the percentage of children under age 5 whose births were registered at the time of the survey. The numerator of completeness of birth registration includes children whose birth certificate was seen by the interviewer or whose mother or caretaker says the birth has been registered.
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