Thematic glossaries

The Statistics Explained Glossary covers all statistical and general terms in Statistics Explained in need of a definition or explanation.

Because it is quite large, it may be easier to consult instead one of the focused thematic glossaries from the clickable overview below; they are organised according to statistical themes, preceded by a list of abbreviations and further supplemented by special-topic glossaries.


List of abbreviations    

Statistical themes

General and regional statistics Economy and finance Population and social conditions
Regions and cities glossary Economy and finance glossary Crime glossary
  Balance of payments glossary Education and training glossary
  Comparative price levels glossary Health glossary
  Consumer prices glossary Labour market glossary
  Exchange and interest rates glossary Living conditions glossary
  Government statistics glossary Population glossary
  Monetary and other financial statistics glossary  
  National accounts glossary  
Industry and services Agriculture, forestry and fisheries International trade
Industry and construction glossary Agriculture glossary International trade glossary
Services glossary Fisheries glossary  
Short-term business statistics glossary Forestry glossary  
Structural business statistics glossary    
Tourism glossary    
Transport Environment and energy Research and communication
Transport glossary Energy glossary Information society glossary
  Environment glossary Postal statistics glossary
    Science and technology glossary

Special-topic glossaries

Business statistics overview EU institutions glossary Framework regulation integrating business statistics (FRIBS)  
Geography glossary Nomenclature Statistical method
International organisations glossary Statistical concept Survey (or data collection)
  Statistical indicator