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    Share of renewable energy in heating and cooling

    This indicator measures the share of energy used for heating and cooling that comes from renewable sources.

    Water footprints of national production

    The water footprint of production is the amount of local water resources that are used to produce goods and services within the country. This includes the water footprint of agriculture, industry and domestic water use and tells us the total volume of water and assimilation capacity consumed within the borders of the country.

    Water Footprint Network, http://waterfootprint.org/en/water-footprint/national-water-footprint/, retrieved on 14.04.2015

    Water footprints of national consumption

    The water footprint of consumption is calculated for all the goods and services that are consumed by the people living in a country. This water footprint may be partly inside the country and partly outside of it, depending on whether the products are locally produced or imported.

    Water Footprint Network, http://waterfootprint.org/en/water-footprint/national-water-footprint/, retrieved on 14.04.2015

    Control of corruption

    Control of corruption captures perceptions of the extent to which public power is exercised for private gain, including both petty and grand forms of corruption, as well as "capture" of the state by elites and private interests. See: http://info.worldbank.org/governance/wgi/index.aspx#doc
    Accessed 15.01.15

    Household net adjusted disposable income

    income from work, property, imputed rents attributed to home owners and social benefits in cash, net of direct taxes and social security contributions paid by households; it also includes social transfers in kind, such as education and health care, that households receive from governments.

    Household net adjusted disposable income

    Income from work, property, imputed rents attributed to home owners and social benefits in cash, net of direct taxes and social security contributions paid by households; it also includes social transfers in kind, such as education and health care, that households receive from governments.

    Household net financial wealth

    Various financial assets owned by households (e.g. cash, bonds and shares) net of all types of financial liabilities.

    Long working hours

    The proportion of employees who usually work for pay for more than 50 hours
    per week. The data exclude self-employed workers who are likely to choose deliberately to work long hours.

    Hours devoted to leisure or personal care per day

    Hours devoted to leisure and personal care in a typical day for the population aged 25-64 who is more likely to face work-life conflicts. Leisure includes activities such as sports, participating/attending events, visiting or entertaining friends, hobbies, etc. Personal care includes sleeping, eating and drinking, and personal or household medical services and travel related to personal care.

    Employment rate of mothers with children aged 6-14

    Employment rate of mothers with children aged 6-14 years.

    Formal consultation processes built-in to government

    This indicator describes the extent to which formal consultation processes are built-in at key stages of the design of regulatory proposals, and whether mechanisms exist for the outcome of that consultation to influence the preparation of draft primary laws and subordinate regulations. This indicator
    is a composite index aggregating various sources of information on the openness and transparency of the consultation process used when designing rules. It is developed by the OECD.

    Rate of intentional homicide per 100,000 people

    The number of police-recorded intentional homicides reported each year, per 100,000 people.

    Government Effectiveness

    Government effectiveness captures perceptions of the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies. See http://info.worldbank.org/governance/wgi/index.aspx#doc
    Accessed 15.01.15

    Political stability and absence of violence

    Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism measures perceptions of the likelihood of political instability and/or politically-motivated violence, including terrorism. See http://info.worldbank.org/governance/wgi/index.aspx#doc-sources
    Accessed 15.01.15

    Inequality adjusted Happy Planet Index

    The Happy Planet Index calculation (life expectancy x wellbeing / ecological footprint) adjusted for within country inequalities in wellbeing and inequality. This was calculated for illustrative purposes in the 2012 Happy Planet Index.

    % of ODA for environment and renewables

    The OECD sometimes combines aid to projects with an environmental aim, and an aim around renewable energy, in order to give an overall picture of aid to environment.

    % of ODA targeting objectives of the Rio Conventions

    % of ODA targeting objectives of the Rio Conventions, which are:
    - biodiversity
    - climate change adaptation
    - climate change mitigation
    - desertification

    Patents granted to residents

    Patents granted to residents, per million people

    Receipts of royalties and license fees

    Receipts of royalties and license fees, US $ per 1,000 people.

    Internet hosts per capita

    Intrenet hosts per capita. Intended as a measure of the diffusion of the internet.

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