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VALUE INDEX

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Definition:
An index number formed from the ratio of aggregate values in the given period to the aggregate values in the base period. Strictly speaking this is not an index number as ordinarily understood but a value relative.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 26, 2002