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).
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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