Measurement of the number of times sth happens or exists during a particular period
discount rate 贴现率；折扣率
rate of unemployment 失业率
crime/divorce rate 犯罪╱离婚率
success/failure rate 成功╱失败率
exchange/interest rates 汇率；利率
rates of exchange/interest 汇率；利率
The relationship between two groups of people or things that is represented by two numbers showing how much larger one group is than the other
ratio of men to women 男女比例
teacher-student ratio 师生比例
The ratio of applications to available places currently stands at 100:1.
The proportion of one kind of person or thing in a group is the number of people or things of that kind compared to the total number of people or things in the group.
The proportion of women in the profession had risen to 17.3%.
This assessment involves judgment as to: (i) the likely future commerciality of the asset and when such commerciality should be determined; (ii) future revenues based on forecasted oil and gas prices; (iii) future development costs and production expenses; (iv) the discount rate to be applied to such revenues and costs for the purpose of deriving a recoverable value, and (v) potential value to future E&E activities of any geological and geographical data acquired.
While it is generally true that the ratio of staff to managers in knowledge work is smaller than in other types of work environments, UNESCO’s ratio seems quite low and costly, even taking into account the fact that many of those in managerial positions devote considerable time to substantive work.
In this connection, the Bills Committee urged the authorities to consider a number of proposals relating to the provision of a rent-to-income ratio (RIR) cap or a rent increase cap, which include imposing a statutory RIR cap at individual household level; setting a rent level cap with reference to weighted average ratios of rent and income in each household size group; reducing the 20% RIR cap under the RAS to 15% RIR and improving the RAS, as well as introducing a MRIR cap in respect of increase in PRH rents in each rent review.
While the proportion of financial and human resources decentralized to Africa within the framework of the regular programme has increased and is now the highest among regions, the capacities decentralized to Africa need to be further strengthened to achieve a significant impact.