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 (*).

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Full-time worker

Working the usual number of hours per week at the main job.
Source Definition
UNESCO Institute for statistics

Travailleur à temps plein

Travailler le nombre d’heures requises hebdomadaires dans l'emploi principal.
Source de la définition
Institut de statistique de l'UNESCO

Trabajador a tiempo completo

Trabajar el número habitual de horas semanales en el empleo principal.
Fuente(s) de la definición
Instituto de estadística del UNESCO