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1) % of population below the national poverty line
Data are compiled from official government sources or are computed by World Bank staff using national (i.e. country–specific) poverty lines.
2) % of population living in urban areas of more than 1 million
Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the percentage of a country\'s population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more...
3) Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)
Adolescent fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women ages 15-19.
4) Adolescents out of school (% of lower secondary school age)
Adolescents out of school are the percentage of lower secondary school age adolescents who are not enrolled in school.
5) Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)
Age 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...
6) Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)
Age 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...
7) Age dependency ratio, old
Age dependency ratio, old, is the ratio of older dependents--people older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents...
8) Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population)
Age dependency ratio, old, is the ratio of older dependents--people older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents...
9) Age dependency ratio, young
Age dependency ratio, young, is the ratio of younger dependents--people younger than 15--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of...
10) Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population)
Age dependency ratio, young, is the ratio of younger dependents--people younger than 15--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of...
11) Birth rate (per 1,000 people)
Crude 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...
12) Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)
Crude 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...
13) Contraceptive prevalence, modern methods (% of women ages 15-49)
Contraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, at least one modern method of contraception. It is usually...
14) Crude death rate
Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate...
15) Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people)
Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate...
16) Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)
Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference...
17) Female headed households (% of households with a female head)
Female headed households shows the percentage of households with a female head.
18) Fertility rate (births per woman)
The average number of times a woman gives birth over her lifetime.
19) Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
Total 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...
20) GINI index (World Bank estimate)
Gini index measures the extent to which the distribution of income (or, in some cases, consumption expenditure) among individuals or households within an economy deviates from a...
21) Growth in per capita real survey mean consumption or income, bottom 40% of population (%)
The growth rate in the welfare aggregate of the bottom 40% is computed as the annualized average growth rate in per capita real consumption or income of the bottom 40% of the...
22) International migrant stock (% of population)
International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees. The data used to estimate the international...
23) International migrant stock, total
International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees. The data used to estimate the international...
24) Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value (1=yes; 0=no)
Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value is whether there is a law that obligates employers to pay equal remuneration to male and female...
25) Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring (1=yes; 0=no)
Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring is whether the law specifically prevents or penalizes gender-based discrimination in the hiring process; the law may...
26) Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave (1=yes; 0=no)
Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave is whether there is a law mandating paid or unpaid maternity leave available only to the mother. Provisions for circumstantial leave by...
27) Law prohibits or invalidates child or early marriage (1=yes; 0=no)
Law prohibits or invalidates child or early marriage is whether there are provisions that prevent the marriage of girls, boys, or both before they reach the legal age of marriage...
28) Legislation exists on domestic violence (1=yes; 0=no)
Legislation exists on domestic violence is whether there is legislation addressing domestic violence: violence between spouses, within the family or members of the same household...
29) Life expectancy at birth, total (years)
Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout...
30) Mortality from CVD, cancer, diabetes or CRD between exact ages 30 and 70 (%)
Mortality from CVD, cancer, diabetes or CRD is the percent of 30-year-old-people who would die before their 70th birthday from any of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, or...
31) Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births)
Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.
32) Mortality rate, neonatal (per 1,000 live births)
Neonatal mortality rate is the number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.
33) Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000)
Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to age-specific mortality rates of the specified year.
34) Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after maternity leave (1=yes; 0=no)
Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after maternity leave is whether employers of women returning from maternity leave are legally obligated to provide them with an...
35) Net migration
Net migration is the net total of migrants during the period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and noncitizens...
36) Nonpregnant and nonnursing women can do the same jobs as men (1=yes; 0=no)
Non-pregnant and non-nursing women can do the same jobs as men indicates whether there are specific jobs that women explicitly or implicitly cannot perform except in limited...
37) Number of infant deaths
Number of infants dying before reaching one year of age.
38) Number of neonatal deaths
Number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age.
39) Number of under-five deaths
Number of children dying before reaching age five.
40) People using safely managed drinking water services, urban (% of urban population)
The percentage of people using drinking water from an improved source that is accessible on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical...
41) Percent of births that are registered
Completeness 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...
42) Percent of births that are registered, rural
Completeness 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...
43) Percent of births that are registered, urban
Completeness 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...
44) Percent of seats held by women in national parliaments
Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber held by women.
45) Population (annual growth %)
Population growth (annual %) is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage.
46) Population ages 0-14 (% of total)
Population between the ages 0 to 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
47) Population ages 00-04, female (% of female population)
Female population between the ages 0 to 4 as a percentage of the total female population.
48) Population ages 00-04, male (% of male population)
Male population between the ages 0 to 4 as a percentage of the total male population.
49) Population ages 00-14 (% of total)
Population between the ages 0 to 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
50) Population ages 00-14, total
Total population between the ages 0 to 14. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
51) Population ages 15-64 (% of total)
Total population between the ages 15 to 64 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents...
52) Population ages 15-64 (% of total)
Total population between the ages 15 to 64 is the number of people who could potentially be economically active. Population is based on the de facto definition of population,...
53) Population ages 15-64, total
Total population between the ages 15 to 64. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
54) Population ages 65 and above (% of total)
Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal...
55) Population ages 65 and above (% of total)
Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal...
56) Population ages 65 and above, total
Total population 65 years of age or older. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
57) Population density (people per sq. km of land area)
Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents...
58) Population growth (annual %)
Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . Population is based on the de...
59) Population in largest city
Population in largest city is the urban population living in the country's largest metropolitan area.
60) Population in the largest city (% of urban population)
Population in largest city is the percentage of a country's urban population living in that country's largest metropolitan area.
61) Population in urban areas of more than 1 million (millions)
Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the percentage of a country\'s population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more...
62) Population, female
Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
63) Population, female (% of total)
Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal...
64) Population, female (% of total)
Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal...
65) Population, male
Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
66) Population, male
Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. Refugees not permanently settled in...
67) Population, male (% of total)
Male population is the percentage of the population that is male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal...
68) Population, male (% of total)
Male population is the percentage of the population that is male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal...
69) Population, total
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.
70) Population, total
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently...
71) Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (%)
Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) is the mean shortfall in income or consumption from the poverty line $1.90 a day (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed...
72) Poverty gap at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)
73) Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)
Poverty gap at national poverty lines is the mean shortfall from the poverty lines (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the poverty lines. This...
74) Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange...
75) Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)
Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $3.20 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange...
76) Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)
Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange...
77) Pregnant women receiving prenatal care of at least four visits (% of pregnant women)
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care, at least four times, are the percentage of women attended at least four times during pregnancy by skilled health personnel for reasons...
78) Proportion of population spending more than 25% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%)
Proportion of population spending more than 25% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure, expressed as a percentage of a total population of a...
79) Refugee population by country or territory of asylum
Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organization of African Unity...
80) Refugee population by country or territory of origin
Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organization of African Unity...
81) Rural population
Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban...
82) Rural population
Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban...
83) Rural population (% of total population)
Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban...
84) Rural population (% of total population)
Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban...
85) Rural population growth (annual %)
Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban...
86) Rural population growth (annual %)
Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban...
87) Rural poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)
Rural poverty gap at national poverty lines is the rural population's mean shortfall from the poverty lines (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of...
88) Rural poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of rural population)
Rural poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the rural population living below the national poverty lines.
89) Sex ratio at birth (male births per female births)
Sex ratio at birth refers to male births per female births. The data are 5 year averages.
90) Survey mean consumption or income per capita, bottom 40% of population (2011 PPP $ per day)
Mean consumption or income per capita (2011 PPP $ per day) used in calculating the growth rate in the welfare aggregate of the bottom 40% of the population in the income...
91) Total, Length of paid maternity and parental leave available to mothers in weeks, Weeks
92) Total, Length of paid paternity and parental leave reserved for fathers in weeks, Weeks
93) Urban population
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from...
94) Urban population
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from...
95) Urban population (% of total)
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.
96) Urban population (% of total)
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from...
97) Urban population growth (annual %)
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from...
98) Urban population growth (annual %)
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from...
99) Urban poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)
Urban poverty gap at national poverty lines is the urban population's mean shortfall from the poverty lines (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of...
100) Urban poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of urban population)
Urban poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the urban population living below the national poverty lines.

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