Concepts and definitions
Glossary of concepts (terms) and their definitions relating statistical concepts.
A place of residence defined based on the Population and Housing Census 2011 data and revised in line with the changes in OCMA Population Register showing change of the registered place of residence and taking place after the critical moment of the Census 2011, as well as based on the information available in other administrative sources on people in institutional dwellings.
Adjustment for the change in the net equity of households in pension funds reserves
The adjustment for the change in the net equity of households in pension funds reserves represents the adjustment needed to make appear in the saving of households the change in the actuarial reserves on which households have a definite claim and which are fed by premiums and contributions recorded as social contributions.
Administrative territory [Population census, 2000]
Administrative territory is a unit of an administrative division of the country.
There are the following administrative territories in Latvia: cities (under the State jurisdiction), districts, towns, areas and pagasts (the smallest rural administrative units).
AdoptionThe purpose for adoption is to create conditions for upbringing in a family to children left without parental care, and to provide them with a stable and harmonious life environment. A child can be adopted, if there is a reason to assume that after adoption close parental relations will develop between the parents and the child.
Adult educationMulti-dimensional educational process of persons (in age group 25–64 years) which ensures the development of the individual and his or her competitiveness in the labour market.
Adult participation in learning
Population aged 25–64 in education or training in the four weeks as a share of the total population of the same age group (Labour Force Survey).
Starting from 2016 Eurostat has changed calculation methodology of this indicator. It includes also persons who were on holidays during the last 4 weeks.
A set of measures for afforestation of land which in the Real Estate State Cadastre Information System is not registered as forest.
Age-specific death rate
The mean level of mortality in a given age group of population.
It is computed as a ratio of the annual number of deaths occurring at a given age during a year to the average annual number of persons at a given age.
It is usually expressed per 1000 population.
Age-specific fertility rate
The average level of fertility of women at a definite age. The coefficient is calculated as the ratio of the annual number of live births to women in a given age group to the average annual number of women of this age.
For the calculation of the specific birth rate within the age group under 19 years, the annual average number of women aged 15–19 (including) is used as the denominator. To calculate the birth rate in the age group 15–49 years, the number of children born to women under and of 14 years of age as well as to those aged of and over 50 is also included. The coefficient is usually expressed per 1 000 women.
Age-specific marriage (divorce) rate
The annual rate of marriages (or divorces) registered among males and females by age group. It is calculated as the quotient of the annual number of marriages (or divorces) concluded in a given age group by the average annual population at this age. It is usually expressed per 1 000 inhabitants.