The UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*).

This is a dynamic tool, which is regularly updated by the UIS. The Institute welcomes feedback from users. Questions and comments should be sent to
Browse by letter
Search by word
  • Language
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Chinese
Browse by tag
Show all terms on one page

Culture cycle

Production of culture as a result of a series of interlinked processes or stages that together form the culture cycle, value chain or supply chain.
Source Definition
UIS, 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics, 2009.

Cycle culturel

Production de la culture en tant que résultat d’une série de stades ou processus interdépendants qui forment le cycle ou la chaîne de production culturelle ou encore la chaîne de valeur.
Source de la définition
ISU, Cadre de l’UNESCO pour les statistiques culturelles 2009, 2009.

Ciclo cultural

Producción de la cultura como resultado de una serie de procesos o etapas interconectadas que, en forma colectiva, dan origen al ciclo cultural, la cadena de valores o de oferta.
Fuente(s) de la definición
UIS, Marco de Estadísticas Culturales de la UNESCO de 2009, 2009.