Introduction & Explanatory Notes

Compendium of Statistics Introduction and Explanatory Notes

This edition of the Compendium of Statistics contains new tables and graphs, which are meant to make it more user-friendly and assist the reader in using the figures correctly.

The Compendium compiles local statistics from various government and non-government organisations. It covers many areas, including demography, vital statistics, national income and prices, key economic sectors, education, health and protective services, environment, transportation and communication, and infrastructure. The data are as of December 31 of the year before the publication date.