Country Nomenclature

The designations employed and the presentation of material do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The term “country” also refers, as appropriate, to territories or areas. Countries or areas are listed in English alphabetical order.


Symbols & Abbreviations

.

A point is used to indicate decimals.

...

Data are not available or not applicable.

~0.0

Not zero, but less than half of the unit employed.

-~0.0

Not zero, but negative and less than half of the unit employed.

%

Percentage

000 

Thousands

CFA

African Financial Community

CFP

Change Franc Pacifique

CIF

Cost, Insurance and Freight

CO2

Carbon dioxide

const.

Constant

CPI

Consumer price index

est.

Estimate

F

Females

FOB

Free on board

GDP

Gross domestic product

GNI

Gross national income

GVA

Gross value added

ISIC

International Standard Industrial Classification

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

Km2

Square kilometres

M

Males

Nes

Not elsewhere specified

pop.

Population

SAR

Special Administrative Region

UN

United Nations

UNHCR

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

UNSD

United Nations Statistics Division

US$/USD

United States dollars

The metric system of weights and measures has been employed in this app. The equivalents of the basic British Imperial and United States weights and measures are as follows:

Area

1 square kilometre

= 0.386102 square mile

Weight or mass

1 ton

= 1.102311 short tons or

 

 

= 0.987207 long ton

 

1 kilogram

= 35.273962 avoirdupois ounces

 

 

= 2.204623 avoirdupois pounds

Distance

1 kilometre

= 0.621371 mile

 

1 millimetre

= 0.039 inch

Temperature

°C

= (°F - 32) × 5/9