General indicators

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM RECEIPTS

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM RECEIPTS

Receipts from international tourism refer to the expenditure incurred in the host country by tourists and by non-resident visitors.

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GIRL/BOY RATIO ENROLMENT IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL

GIRL/BOY RATIO ENROLMENT IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL

This indicator is the parity index between girls and boys for the gross enrolment rate (primary, secondary and combined) defined by UNESCO. Its refers to the number of girls enrolled in primary and secondary schools, in public and private schools compared to the number of boys.

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YOUTH LITERACY RATE

YOUTH LITERACY RATE

Literacy rate between ages 15 to 24 is presented as a percentage of the total population of this age group. People are considered as literate when they can read, write and understand a short simple article concerning their daily life.

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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX

The Human Development Index is a composite index that measures the evolution of a country according to three criteria : health and longevity, knowledge and education, standard of living.

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GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the value of all the goods and services produced in a country in a year. The GDP can be calculated by adding up all the items of income – salaries, interests, profits and rents – or by calculating the expenditure – consumption, investment, public purchases, net exports, (exports less imports) – of an economy.

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