Statistical Yearbook 2010

Fifty-Fifth Issue

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This publication is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, obtained from sources including United Nations agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 55th edition contains data available to the Statistics Division as of 31 December 2011 and presents them in 60 tables on topics such as: agriculture, forestry and fishing; communication; development assistance; education; energy; environment; finance; gender; international merchandise trade; international tourism; labour force; manufacturing; national accounts; population; prices; and science and technology. The number of years of data shown in the tables varies from one to ten, with most tables covering the period up to 2009 or 2010. Accompanying the tables are technical notes providing brief descriptions of major statistical concepts, definitions and classifications.

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Conversion coefficients and factors

The metric system of weights and measures is employed in the Statistical Yearbook. In this system, the relationship between units of volume and capacity is: 1 litre = 1 cubic decimetre (dm3) exactly (as decided by the 12th International Conference of Weights and Measures, New Delhi, November 1964).

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