Concepts and definitions
Glossary of concepts (terms) and their definitions relating statistical concepts.
Ameliorated agricultural land
Agricultural land where amelioration involving drainage or open ditch network has been conducted.
Amount of meat purchasedTotal amount of meat (in slaughter weight) purchased, which slaughterhouses acknowledged by Food and Veterinary Service (FVS) purchase from breeders of livestock and poultry in Latvia.
Healthcare or long-term care related services non-specified by function and non-specified by mode of provision, which the patient consumes directly, in particular during an independent contact with the health system and that are not integral part of a care service package, such as laboratory or imaging services or patient transportation and emergency rescue.
Annual average number of populationThe average population during a calendar year is generally calculated as the arithmetic mean of the population on January 1 in two consecutive years (it is also referred to as the mean population).
Annual gross wages and salaries [Structure of Earnings Survey]
Gross wages and salaries – wages and salaries calculated on all months of 20XX, including wage tax and statutory social security contributions payable by employees.
It includes regular and irregular payments: basic salary (monthly salary, wage), payments on time worked or amount of work done, regular and irregular bonuses and premiums, payment for annual leave and additional annual leave, additional payment before vocation, leave benefit, compensation for unused leave, payments of sick list A, payments of holidays and other days not worked, statutory social security contributions payable by employees, and sums of income tax.
Annual work unitA unit of work devoted to agriculture, calculated assuming that each person employed in agriculture has worked 230 working days or 1840 hours during the previous 12 months.
Anti-virus protection software
Anti-virus protection software is a programme, which checks the computer, finds computer viruses and removes them. Its main aim is to protect from personal data loss, computer damage, identity thefts and fraud.
Apartment [Energy Consumption in Households]
Housing in a multi-dwelling building.
AppealRepeated trial of a case on its merits in a higher instance court.
Rearing or cultivation of aquatic organisms using techniques designed to increase the production of the organisms in question beyond the natural capacity of the environment; the organisms remaining the property of a natural or legal person throughout the rearing or culture stage, up to and including harvesting.