GLOSSARY
 

The following terms have been largely selected from the glossary of the Gender Statistics Website of the United Nations Economic Commission (UNECE). See UNECE gender statistics glossary.
 

 
 


Adolescent fertility rate
The number of children born alive to women aged 15-19 per 1,000 women aged 15-19.

Adult education
All forms of education, including job-related education and training organized, financed or sponsored by authorities, provided by employers or self-financed.

AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

Annual average population
Arithmetic mean of the population on January 1 of two consecutive years.

Average earnings
Remuneration, usually in cash, paid to full time full year employees for work.
 


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