Definition: Composite statistical indicator

UN metadata terminology

Set of elementary statistical indicators related to a given phenomenon or process or one of their aspects, described by one and only one category of statistical methodology. At least one of the attributes of a composite indicator has more than one occurrence (set, vector, matrix).
Source:
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), "Terminology on Statistical Metadata", Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies, No. 53, Geneva, 2000
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