Concepts: Y

The concepts described on these pages are words and expressions used in statistics with a specific, limited meaning. In everyday speech the word may have a different meaning. The same concept may mean a different thing in different sets of statistics. For example, the concept “unemployed” has three different definitions.

In connection with each definition you can find information about which sets of statistics use the concept. If you are looking for statistical figures, go from the definition to the statistics page.

The year of construction refers to the year in which the building was completed and was ready for use. If the building was completed prior to 1980, the year of renovation may have been entered as the year of construction.

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A young adult prisoner is a person serving an imprisonment term in a juvenile detention centre. The decision on sending young offenders to serve their sentences at juvenile detention centres is made by the Prison Tribunal. A juvenile detention centre is a specific institution or unit in an institution.

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