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UNECE Countries in Figures 2009

UNECE Countries in Figures 2009

This booklet provides a one-page profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries.

These profiles, prepared by the UNECE Statistical Division, will be of interest to readers not necessarily familiar with statistical terminology or with interpreting statistical tables.
Each profile contains:

  • General information
    map and time zone, capital and largest cities, area and total population, official language(s), currency

  • Demographic statistics
    population pyramid, life expectancy, total and adolescent fertility rates, mean age of women at birth of first child

  • Gender and social statistics
    women in labour force, gender pay gap, women in part-time employment, female tertiary students, women researchers, employment by occupation groups, participation of women and men in public life, computer use
  • Economic statistics
    employment, unemployment rate, economic activity rate, gross domestic product (GDP), final consumption expenditure, purchasing power parity, gross external debt, exchange rate, consumer price index, exports and imports of goods and services, external trade balance
  • Transport statistics
    road accidents, transport infrastructure

Country profiles can be downloaded in PDF format

Select a country from the drop down menu:

UNECE Member Countries

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Further information

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UNECE Statistical Database

Internationally comparable data for Europe, Central Asia and North America

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