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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Results 13 - 18 of 239 for culture tag
Average number of hours usually worked per week in the main job (unless specified differently) by the persons employed in non cultural occupations. Are ...
Ticket price is calculated as the total revenues generated from tickets sales divided by the number of feature film tickets sold during the year of reference ...
Statement that summarizes economic transactions between residents and nonresidents during a specific time period.
Publishing in all its various formats: Books, Newspapers, and Periodicals. It also includes the electronic or virtual forms of publishing such as online ...
Total of market share, based on Gross Box Offices or admissions, of the three leading exhibiting or distributing companies. Market shares should be calculated ...
Workers who have an explicit or implicit contract of employment which is not expected to continue for more than a short period, whose duration is to be ...