United Nations

Two dots (..) indicate that the item is not applicable.
Three dots (…) indicate that data are not available or are not separately reported.
An em dash (—) indicates that the value is zero (magnitude zero).
0 or 0.0 indicates that the magnitude is not zero, but less than half of the unit employed.

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  1. shinichi Post author

    EXPLANATORY NOTES

    The following symbols have been used in the tables throughout this report:
     Two dots (..) indicate that the item is not applicable.
     Three dots (…) indicate that data are not available or are not separately reported.
     An em dash (—) indicates that the value is zero (magnitude zero).
     0 or 0.0 indicates that the magnitude is not zero, but less than half of the unit employed.
     A minus sign (-) before a figure indicates a decrease.
     A full stop (.) is used to indicate decimals.
     Years given start on 1 July.
     Use of a hyphen (-) between years, for example, 1995-2000, signifies the full period involved,
     from 1 July of the beginning year to 30 June of the end year.

    Decimals and percentages in tables may not add to the totals presented because of rounding.

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    United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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  2. shinichi Post author

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    データベースのなかの 0 は、出版物では — で、出版物の 0 は、データベースのなかでは 0 ではない小さな値。。。

    … は手に入らないデータなのだけれど、手に入っても … となることもある。

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