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Data definitions and sources

Population, millions
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship - except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.
Source: WDI 2007, World Bank

GDP per capita, PPP
GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to iternational dollars using purchasing power parity rates.
Source: WDI 2007, World Bank

Employment rate
The employed expressed as a percentage of the working-age people (15-64) unless otherwise indicated).
Source: ETF calculations on ILO data (LABORSTA database)

Unemployment rate
Unemployment refers to the share of the labour force that does not work but is available for and seeking employment.
Source: ILO (LABORSTA database)

Expected years of schooling
Number of years a person at the theoretical age for entering grade 1 can expect to spend within the formal school system, including years spent on repetition (ISCED 1-6)
Source: UNESCO

Gross enrolment rate in secondary (ISCED 2 and 3)
Number of pupils enrolled in ISCED 2 and 3 regardless of age, expressed as a percetnage of the population in the theoretical age group for secondary education.
Source: UNESCO

Gross enrolment rate in tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6)
Number of pupils enrolled in ISCED 5 and 6, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population in the five-year age group following on from the secondary school leaving age.
Source: UNESCO

VET as a percent of total enrolment, upper secondary (ISCED 3)
Total enrolment in technical and vocational education as a % of total enrolment in upper secondary education (ISCED 3).
Source: UNESCO



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