Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2011
List of abbreviations and acronyms
2G   Second generation
3G   Third generation
4G   Fourth generation
AFTA   ASEAN Free Trade Area
aGPI   adjusted Gender Parity Index
AIDS   Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ANAR   Adjusted Net Attendance Rate
ANC   Antenatal Care
ANER   Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
ANIR   Adjusted Net Intake Rate
APC   adult per capita alcohol consumption
APTA   Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement
AQUASTAT   FAO’s global information system on water and agriculture, developed by the Land and Water Division
ART   antiretroviral therapy
ASEAN   Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASEAN+3   Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus China, Japan and the Republic of Korea
BOD   Biochemical oxygen demand
CBR   Crude Birth Rate
CDR   Crude Death Rate (Population section)
CDR   Case Detection Rate (Malaria and tuberculosis section)
CEDAW   Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women
CO2   Carbon dioxide
COFOG   Classification of the Functions of Government
CPR   Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
CRING   Country Reports on Indicators for the Goals
DHS   Demographic and Health Surveys
DOTS   Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse
DPT3   Diphtheria, tetanus toxoid and pertussis vaccine third dose
DSBB   Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board
DSL   Digital Subscriber Line
ECLAC   United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
ECO   Economic Cooperation Organization
EDGAR   Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research
EFA   Education For All
EM-DAT   Emergency Events Database
ESCAP   United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
FAO   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FDI   Foreign Direct Investment
FIFA   Fédération Internationale de Football Association
GDP   Gross Domestic Product
GER   Gross Enrolment Ratio
GG   General Government
GHO   Global Health Observatory
GIR   Gross Intake Rate
GIZ   Deutsche Gesellschaf für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
GMAPS   Global Model of Ambient Particulates
GNI   Gross National Income
GPI   Gender Parity Index
GSM   Global System for Mobile communications
GTZ   Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit
HIV   human immunodeficiency virus
ICT   Information and Communications Technology
IDI   ICT Development Index
IEA   International Energy Agency
IFS   International Financial Statistics
ILO   International Labour Organization
IMF   International Monetary Fund
IMR   Infant Mortality Rate
IMT   International Mobile Telecommunications
IPCC   Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
ISCED   International Standard Classification of Education
ISDN   Integrated Services Digital Network
ISIC   International Standard Industrial Classification
ITU   International Telecommunication Union
IUCN   International Union for Conservation of Nature
kg   kilogram
km2   square kilometre
koe   kilograms of oil equivalent
kWh   kilowatt-hour
LDCs   Least Developed Countries
LLDCs   Landlocked Developing Countries
m3   cubic metre
MDG   Millennium Development Goal
MICS   Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey
MMR   Maternal Mortality Ratio
MoF   Ministry of Finance
mtoe   million ton of oil equivalent
N2O   Nitrous oxide
NAMAD   UNSD, National Accounts Main Aggregates Database
NCHS   National Center for Health Statistics
NDRC   The National Development and Reform Commission
NER   Net Enrolment Rate
NGL   Natural Gas Liquid
NGOs   Non-Governmental Organizations
NHA   National Health Accounts
NIR   Net Intake Rate
NMCP   National Malaria Control Programme
NTP   National tuberculosis control programme
ODA   Official Development Assistance
ODP   Ozone-Depleting Potential
OECD   Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OOP   Out-Of-Pocket
PER   Public Expenditure Review
PM10   Particulate Matter 10 microns
PPP   Purchasing Power Parity
PSTN   Public Switched Telephone Network
R&D   Research and Development
RIVM   Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
SAARC   South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SAFTA   South Asian Free Trade Area
SDDS   Special Data Dissemination Standard
SHP   skilled health personnel
SIM   Subscriber Identity Module
SLE   School Life Expectancy
SNA   System of National Accounts
SO2   Sulphur dioxide
TB   Tuberculosis
TEU   Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit
TFC   Total Final Energy Consumption
TFR   Total Fertility Rate
THE   Total Health Expenditure
TPES   Total Primary Energy Supply
U5MR   Under-five mortality rate
UN   United Nations
UN Comtrade   United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database
UNAIDS   Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNCTAD   United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDESA   United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
UNDM   United Nations Department of Management
UNDP   United Nations Development Programme
UNECE   United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNEP   United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO   United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNGASS   United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS
UNICEF   United Nations Children’s Fund
UN-NAQ   United Nations – National Account Questionnaire
UNSD   United Nations Statistics Division
UNWTO   World Tourism Organization
USB   Universal Serial Bus
VoIP   Voice over Internet Protocol
WB   World Bank
WCMC   World Conservation Monitoring Centre
WDI   World Development Indicator
WDPA   World Database on Protected Areas
WHO   World Health Organization
WPP   World Population Prospect
YLL   Years of Life Lost
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