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Anuario Estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe 1999 = Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 1999

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  • NU. CEPAL. División de Estadísticas
UN symbol.: LC/G.2066-P ISBN: 9210210395 766 p. : tabls. Editorial: CEPAL February 2000


The 1999 edition of the Statistical Yearbook for Latin
America and the Caribbean contains a selection,
updated to the end of December, of the main statistical
series available on economic and social trends in the
countries of the region. It represents a systematic effort
of the ECLAC Statistics and Projections Division to
harmonize the figures and make them internationally
comparable. Part One consists of derived social and economic
indicators (growth rates, ratios or coefficients) which
provide an overview of each area of interest, along
with the background material needed to make the
information suitable for use in specialized analyses. Part Two provides historical series in absolute
figures which can be used for a large variety of purposes.
The majority of the statistical tables provide figures on a
single topic, organized in such a way as to facilitate
comparisons among countries as well as between
individual countries and regional totals or averages. The
tables on the balance of payments and national accounts
are the only exceptions in this respect, since they have
been prepared on a country-by-country basis. In most of the tables, the countries appear in
alphabetical order; those for which there are no data or
for which the amounts are zero or negligible are not