Abbreviations (1/3) - Grouped by first letter "w"

50 Abbreviations Grouped by first letter "w": Wage adjusted labour productivity, Wage indexation, Wages and salaries, ...

The method with which pension benefits are adjusted taking into account changes in wages.

Wages and salaries consist of the sum of wages and salaries in cash and wages and salaries in kind.
2006 definition It is the objective of the wages and salaries index to approximate the development of the wage and salaries bill. Wages and salaries are ...
Wages and salaries in cash include the values of any social contributions, income taxes, etc. payable by the employee even if they are actually withheld by ...
Goods and services, or other non-cash benefits, provided free of charge or at reduced prices by employers, that can be used by employees in their own time ...

Railway vehicle normally intended for the transport of goods. Note: Railcars and railcar trailers fitted only for the conveyance of goods are included.
The carrying capacity of wagon is the maximum authorized weight it can carry.
Wagon specially built or equipped for the transport of intermodal transport units (ITUs) or other goods road vehicles. This definition is identical in the ...
Unit of measurement representing any movement of a wagon loaded or empty over a distance of one kilometre. This definition is identical in the third and ...
The length of time an individual must be employed by a particular employer before joining the employer’s pension scheme.
Instead of suppressing tabular data, some agencies ask respondents for permission to publish cells even though doing so may cause these respondents' ...
A basket index in which the quantities are geometric averages of the quantities in the two periods. It is a symmetric index and a superlative index.
The warehouse approach provides the means to store data once, but use it for multiple purposes. A data warehouse treats information as a reusable asset. Its ...
Warehoused goods . . . [are] allowed to undergo usual forms of handling to improve their packaging or marketable quality or to prepare them for shipment, ...
Warrants are tradable instruments giving the holder the right to buy, under specified terms for a specified period of time, from the issuer of the warrant ...
Any substance or object which the holder discards or intends to or is required to discard.
Waste management means the collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste, including after-care of disposal sites.
Treatment is defined as the physical, thermal, chemical or biological processes, which change the characteristics of the waste in order to reduce its volume ...
Includes the treatment of radioactive and other waste, stripping of contaminated soil, cleaning up of pollution including oil spills, restoration of mining ...
Secondary waste generated by waste treatment facilities during the processing of waste.
Water which is of no further immediate value to the purpose for which it was used or in the pursuit of which it was produced because of its quality, ...
Process to render waste water fit to meet applicable environmental standards or other quality norms for recycling or reuse. Three broad types of treatment ...
Wastes (non-renewable) is the sum of municipal waste (non-renewable) (code 55432) and industrial wastes (code 7732).
Discarded water that is no longer required by the owner or user.
Volume of water lost during transport (through leakage or evaporation) between a point of abstraction and a point of use, between a water ...
Water gross abstraction minus returned water.
Direct or indirect introduction of substances or energy into a body of water, water utilities or marine environment (including estuaries), resulting in harm ...
One of the environmental domains often identified when measuring environmental protection expenditure. This domain covers the collection and transport of ...
Fresh and brackish water in inland water bodies, including groundwater and soil water.
In contrast to water supply (i.e. is delivery of water to final users including abstraction for own final use), water use refers to water that is actually ...
Water-borne diseases are defined as the diseases commonly transmitted through contaminated water supplies. It includes diarrhoea, cholera, typhoid, ...
River, canal, lake or other stretch of water which by natural or man-made features is suitable for navigation. This definition is identical in the third and ...
Percentage of households successfully interviewed which were passed on to wave t (from wave t-1) or newly created or added during wave t, excluding those ...
Percentage of sample persons successfully interviewed among those passed on to wave t (from wave t-1) or newly created or added during wave t, excluding ...
World Customs Organization (former Customs Co-operation Council - CCC)
Financial and non-financial resources at the disposal of an institutional unit or sector as shown in the balance sheet.
The wealth capital stock is a synonym for the “net capital stock”. The term is widely used in North America but in this Manual the SNA term “net ...
Weapons systems include vehicles and other equipment such as warships, submarines, military aircraft, tanks, missile carriers and launchers, etc (§ 10.87).
Wear and tear is a synonym for physical deterioration.
Actual changes in temperature, rainfall and other weather variables have direct effects on various economic series, such as those concerned with agriculture ...
Effects that are linked to specific weather conditions. If they do not occur repeatedly with the exact same intensity in the same month of each year they ...
Form on a website that enables visitors to communicate with the host by filling in the fields and submitting the information.
Form of CASI (Computer-assisted self interviewing) in which a computer administers a questionnaire on a web site.
Describes the status of a live-born child or dead foetus with respect to its being considered the lawful issue of a couple at the time of delivery.
Inflation factor applied to raw data.
Revenue tonne-kilometres performed expressed as a percentage of available tonne kilometres.
Period that provides the weights for an index number.
Period, usually a year, whose values serve as weights for the index.
Reduction of weights larger than some value.

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