CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
Eurostat's Concepts and Definitions Database

 

Term
Characteristic
Term extension
Statistical concept
Definition
An abstraction of a property of an object or of a set of objects.
Context
Essential characteristic is a characteristic which is indispensable to understanding a concept [ISO 1087-1:2000].
Remark
Part of the Metadata Common Vocabulary (MCV), as published in SDMX Content-Oriented Guidelines (COG), annex 4 "Metadata Common Vocabulary", in 2009 (http://www.sdmx.org)
Source
ISO/IEC FDIS 11179-1 "Information technology - Metadata registries - Part 1: Framework", March 2004
Link(s) to statistical data
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