Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, Issue No. 32

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The thirty-second issue of the Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on economic and social issues in all fourteen Arab Region member countries. The Abstract is divided into twelve chapters addressing the following topics: population; labour force; education and illiteracy; health; gender equality; national accounts; energy; industry; transport; foreign trade; financial statistics and prices; and information and communications technology. Data contained in the Abstract were primarily collected from national statistical sources in the Arab Region, either through responses to questionnaires or from statistical abstracts and bulletins issued by official authorities in member countries. The Abstract also relies on data issued by international organizations and agencies, with priority given to United Nations sources.

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Gender equality

This chapter focuses on the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG), “Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women”. Data were primarily drawn from the United Nations Statistics Division and the MDG database (accessed in December 2012), complemented by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics database 2012 for table V -1.

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