Indicators for Monitoring the Millennium Development Goals: Definitions, Rationale, Concepts and Sources

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United Nations Publications, 2003 - Economic development - 106 pages
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This handbook provides guidance on the definitions, rationale, concepts and sources of the data for each of the indicators that are being used to monitor the Millennium Development Goals. It expands on an earlier exercise to provide the metadata for the socio-economicindicators that make up the United Nations Common Country Assessment Indicator Framework.Preparation of this handbook was directed by an Inter-Agency Working Group of the United Nations Development Group, including the World Bank, chaired by the United Nations Population Fund and co-chaired by the United Nations Statistics Division and the United Nations Development Programme.
 

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Contents

PROPORTION OF POPULATION BELOW 1 PURCHASING POWER PARITYPPP PER DAY
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POVERTY HEADCOUNT RATIO PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION BELOW THE NATIONAL POVERTY LINE
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POVERTY GAP RATIO INCIDENCE MULTIPLIED BY DEPTH OF POVERTY
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SHARE OF POOREST QUINTILE IN NATIONAL CONSUMPTION
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PREVALENCE OF UNDERWEIGHT CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS OF AGE
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PROPORTION OF THE POPULATION BELOW MINIMUM LEVEL OF DIETARY ENERGY CONSUMPTION
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NET ENROLMENT RATIO IN PRIMARY EDUCATION
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PROPORTION OF PUPILS STARTING GRADE 1 WHO REACH GRADE 5
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PREVALENCE AND DEATH RATES ASSOCIATED WITH TUBERCULOSIS
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PROPORTION OF TUBERCULOSIS CASES DETECTED AND CURED UNDER INTERNATIONALLY RECOMMENDED TB CONTROL STRAT...
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PROPORTION OF LANO AREA COVERED BY FOREST
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RATIO OF AREA PROTECTED TO MAINTAIN BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY TO SURFACE AREA
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ENERGY USE KILOGRAM OIL EQUIVALENT PER 1 GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT PPP
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CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS PER CAPITA AND CONSUMPTION OF OZONEDEPLETING CHLOROFLUORO CARBONSOOP TONS
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PROPORTION OF THE POPULATION USING SOLID FUELS
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PROPORTION OF POPULATION WITH SUSTAINABLE ACCESS TO AN IMPROVED WATER SOURCE URBAN AND RURAL
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PRIMARY COMPLETION RATE
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LITERACY RATE OF 1524 YEAROLDS
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RATIO OF GIRLS TO BOYS IN PRIMARY SECONDARY AND TERTIARY EDUCATION
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RATIO OF LITERATE WOMEN TO MEN 1524 YEARS OLD
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SHARE OF WOMEN IN WAGE EMPLOYMENT IN THE NONAGRICULTURAL SECTOR
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PROPORTION OF SEATS HELD BY WOMEN IN NATIONAL PARLIAMENTS
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UNDERFIVE MORTALITY RATE
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INFANT MORTALITY RATE
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PROPORTION OF 1YEAROLD CHILDREN IMMUNIZED AGAINST MEASLES
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MATERNAL MORTALITY RATIO
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PROPORTION OF BIRTHS ATTENDED BY SKILLED HEALTH PERSONNEL
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HIV PREVALENCE AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN AGED 1524 YEARS
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CONDOM USE RATE OF THE CONTRACEPTIVE PREVALENCE RATE
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CONDOM USE AT LAST HIGHRISK SEX
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PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION AGED 1524 YEARS WITH COMPREHENSIVE CORRECT KNOWLEDGE OF HIVAIDS
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CONTRACEPTIVE PREVALENCE RATE
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RATIO OF SCHOOL ATTENDANCE OF ORPHANS TO SCHOOL ATTENDANCE OF NONORPHANS AGED 1014 YEARS
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PREVALENCE AND DEATH RATES ASSOCIATED WITH MALARIA
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PROPORTION OF POPULATION IN MALARIARISK AREAS USING EFFECTIVE MALARIA PREVENTION AND TREATMENT MEASURES
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PROPORTION OF POPULATION WITH ACCESS TO IMPROVED SANITATION URBAN AND RURAL
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PROPORTION OF HOUSEHOLDS WITH ACCESS TO SECURE TENURE
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NET ODA TOTAL AND TO THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES AS A PERCENTAGE OF OECDDAC DONORS GROSS NATIONAL INCO...
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PROPORTION OF TOTAL BILATERAL SECTORALLOCABLE ODA OF OECD DAC DONORS TO BASIC SOCIAL SERVICES BASIC EDUCATI...
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PROPORTION OF BILATERAL ODA OF OECDDAC DONORS THAT IS UNTIED
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ODA RECEIVED IN LANDLOCKED COUNTRIES AS PROPORTION OF THEIR GROSS NATIONAL INCOMES
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ODA RECEIVED IN SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES AS PROPORTION OF THEIR GROSS NATIONAL INCOMES
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PROPORTION OF TOTAL DEVELOPED COUNTRY IMPORTS BY VALUE AND EXCLUDING ARMS FROM DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AND...
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AVERAGE TARIFFS IMPOSED BY DEVELOPED COUNTRIES ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND CLOTHING FROM DEVELOPING CO...
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AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT ESTIMATE FOR OECD COUNTRIES AS A PERCENTAGE OF THEIR GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
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PROPORTION OF ODA PROVIDED TO HELP BUILD TRADE CAPACITY
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TOTAL NUMBER OF COUNTRIES THAT HAVE REACHED THEIR HIPC DECISION POINTS AND NUMBER THAT HAVE REACHED THEIR ...
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DEBT RELIEF COMMITTED UNDER HIPC INITIATIVE
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DEBT SERVICE AS A PERCENTAGE OF EXPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES
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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 1524 YEARS EACH SEX AND TOTAL
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PROPORTION OF POPULATION WITH ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE ESSENTIAL DRUGS ON A SUSTAINABLE BASIS
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TELEPHONE LINES AND CELLULAR SUBSCRIBERS PER 100 POPULATION
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PERSONAL COMPUTERS IN USE PER 100 POPULATION
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Page vii - UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNESCO United Nations...
Page 3 - Target 3: Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling...
Page 7 - Target 1: Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than one dollar a day...
Page 3 - Target 7: Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS...
Page 4 - An alternative indicator under development is "primary completion rate." c. Among contraceptive methods, only condoms are effective in preventing HIV transmission. Since the condom use rate is only measured among women in union, it is supplemented by an indicator on condom use in high-risk situations (indicator 19a) and an indicator on HIV/AIDS knowledge (indicator 19b).

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