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Gross value added at basic prices

Gross value added at producers' prices

Industry-by-industry table

Gross value added

Value added - gross

Net value of a fixed asset

Written-down (net) value of a fixed asset

Input-output table

Net value added

Uses of value added quadrant

Value added - net

Value added tax (VAT)

Gross domestic product - output based

Gross fixed capital formation

Gross domestic product at market prices

Existing fixed asset

Fixed asset - existing

Fixed assets

Intangible fixed assets

Maintenance and repairs (of fixed assets)

Major renovations or enlargements (of fixed assets)

Other intangible fixed assets

Rental on fixed assets

Tangible fixed assets

Taxes on the use of fixed assets

Current taxes on other assets

GDP at current prices


Industry (producer) technology

Coefficient table

GDP - output based

Inverse table - Leontief

Leontief inverse table

Market output

Non-market output - other

Other non-market output


Output produced for own final use

Product-by-product table

Supply and use tables

Symmetric tables

Consumption of fixed capital

Gross domestic product (GDP)

Net fixed capital formation

Unit value index


Basic price

C.i.f. price

Capital stock - gross

Constant prices

Current account (balance of payments)

Current accounts

Current cost accounting

Current external balance

Current international cooperation

Current taxes on capital

Current taxes on income, wealth, etc

Current taxes on land and buildings

Current taxes on net wealth

Current transfers

Current transfers - fines and penalties

Current transfers - lotteries and gambling

Current transfers - payments of compensation

Current transfers between households

Current transfers from/to abroad

Current transfers to NPISHs

Current transfers within general government

Economically significant prices

F.o.b. price

Fisher's Ideal Index (price)

GDP at market prices

GNI (gross national income)


Gross adjusted disposable income

Gross capital formation

Gross capital stock

Gross domestic product - expenditure based

Gross domestic product - income based

Gross national disposable income

Gross national income (GNI)

Gross national product (GNP)

Gross saving

Laspeyres price index

Market price equivalents

Market prices

Miscellaneous current taxes

Miscellaneous current transfers

Other current taxes

Other current taxes n.e.c.

Other current transfers

Paasche price index


Price index

Price relative

Producer's price

Purchaser's price

Real gross domestic income (real GDI)

Tör nqvist price index

Transfer price

Assets (2 definitions)

Contingent assets

Cultivated assets

Depletion of natural economic assets

Economic assets

External assets and liabilities account

Financial assets

Foreign assets

Intangible non-produced assets

Inventories of work-in-progress on cultivated assets

Machinery and equipment (assets)

Non-financial assets

Non-produced assets

Other changes in assets account

Other changes in the volume of assets account

Other intangible non-produced assets

Produced assets

Rents on subsoil assets

Reserve assets

Subsoil Assets (2 definitions)

Tangible non-produced assets

Transport equipment (as assets)

Work-in-progress on cultivated assets - inventories

Consumer price index

GDP at constant prices

Implicit price deflator

Price adjusted rate of exchange (PARE)

Full-cost Pricing

Net Price

Water Table

Cultivated natural assets

Degradation of environmental assets

Discounting (of natural assets)

Environmental Assets

Existence Value

Grossing / Netting

Grossing up

Natural Assets

Net present value

Non-produced natural assets

pH Value

Produced natural assets

Stumpage Value

Tangible Assets

Valuation of Natural Assets

Observation pre-break value

Observation value

Permissible value

Permitted value

Pre-break value

True value

Unit value

Value domain

Value item

Value meaning

Intermediate use quadrant

Perpetual inventory method (PIM)

Double deflation


Final expenditure


Aggregates of the SNA


Product (commodity) technology

Factor cost

GDP by kind of economic activities

NDP (net domestic product)

Net domestic product (NDP)

Own-account producers

Production account

Final use quadrant

Capital consumption


Data analysis

Market Valuation

Market producers

Non-market producers

Single indicator method of deflation

Capital stock - net

GDP by types of expenditure

Net capital stock

Groundwater Surface

Other machinery and equipment


Other accumulation entries

Shares of GDP

GDP - expenditure based

GDP - income based

Flows in real terms

Geometric depreciation

Natural Patrimony

Other buildings and structures

Technological change

Unforeseen obsolescence

Disposable income

Factor reversal test

Imputation (2 definitions)

National disposable income

Net national disposable income

Intermediate consumption

Nominal holding gain (by non-residents)

Principal activity


Taxes on capital transfers


Economic flows

Flows - economic



Monetisation (of gold)

Net worth


Environmentally Adjusted Net Domestic Product (EDP)

Evaluation of a civil registration system (or a vital statistics system)

Main aggregates

Chain index

Homogeneous production unit

Land Improvement

Measure of Economic Welfare (MEW)

Opportunity cost (2 definitions)

Purchased goodwill

Beamhouse Wastes

Green GDP

Intensive Agriculture

Nominal holding gain

Offstream Use of Water

Other flows


Water Use

Externalization of environmental protection cost



Data integration

Environmental Expenditures

Neutral holding gain

Other accumulation

Other non-market producers

Payroll taxes

Producers for own final use

Real holding gain

Repurchase agreements

Sustainable Income

Capital levies

Changes in inventories (including work-in-progress)

Existing good

Expenditure taxes

Inventories - changes in (including work-in-progress)

Other equities (and shares)

Poll taxes

Real holding gains/losses (non-residents)

Shares and other equities

Social benefits

Subsidies on products used domestically

Changes in inventories

Deductible VAT

Global Commons

Goods and services account

Hedonic method

Market establishments

Mineral reserves

Natural Capital

Taxes on production

VAT - deductible

Actual final consumption of households

Adjusted disposable income

Household actual final consumption


Net adjusted disposable income

Net lending

Other valuables

Stream Flow Regulations

Synthetic Manure


Financial derivatives

Forward contract

Neutral holding gain (by non-residents)

Other structures

Other volume changes

Annual growth rate

Balancing item

Bonds and debentures

Chain indices

Depletion (in natural resource accounting)

Distribution and use of income accounts

Distributive transactions


Final consumption expenditure of households

Genetic Resources


Household final consumption expenditure

Insurance technical reserves

Kind-of-activity unit

National accounts

Neutral Soil



Vertically integrated enterprise

Base weight

Capital taxes

Generation of income account

Other taxes on production

Subsidy on a product

Taxes on international transactions

Transactions account

Accrual accounting

Ancillary activity

Expenditures on goods and services produced on own account

Genuine Saving

Intergenerational Equity

Irreversibility (of environmental damage)

Maintenance (Cost) Valuation (environmental accounting)

Normal return to capital

Recurrent losses (from inventories)


Survey design

System of integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting (SEEA)


Classification of the functions of government (COFOG)

Classification of the purposes of non-profit institutions (COPNI)

COFOG (classification of the functions of government)

COPNI (classification of the purposes of non-profit institutions)

Historic monuments

Investment grants

Observation status


SAM (social accounting matrix)

SNA (System of National Accounts)

Social accounting matrix (SAM)

Statistical error

System of National Accounts (SNA)

Unincorporated enterprise

Barter transactions

Capital transfer in cash

End-of-pipe Protection

SDRs (Special Drawing Rights)


Special drawing rights (SDRs)

Adjustment for the change in the net equity of households in pension fund reserves

AMA rate

Antiques and other art objects

Balance sheet

Data type

Error of estimation

Historic cost accounting

International investment position

Tax on a product


Capital account

Change in real national net worth

Changes in net worth

Deep-discount bonds

Depletion Costs

Financial account

Holding gains

Index linked securities

Losses of government trading organisations (Subsidies on)

Margin (trade)

Rent (2 definitions)

Trade margin

Trading gains and losses

Actual individual consumption

Environmental Indicator

External balance of goods and services

Financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM)

FISIM (financial intermediation services indirectly measured)

Income from abroad - net

Income in kind received by employees

Laspeyres volume index

National Estate

National income

Net income from abroad

Net national income

Net recordings

Nominal interest

Paasche volume index

Quantity index

Real interest

Tör nqvist volume index

Total final consumption

Key structure

Materials and Energy Balances

Natural Resource Accounting

Production boundary

Unit multiplier


Accumulation accounts


Capital transfers

Catastrophic losses

Classification version

Code list

Currency and deposits

Debt defeasance

Economic production

Entertainment, literary or artistic originals

Estimate (2 definitions)

Institutional unit

Internal transactions


Intra-unit transactions


Lines of credit


Measurement error

Monetary gold

Monetary transactions

National wealth

Net international investment position

Non-life insurance claims

Non-monetary gold


Other accounts receivable/ payable

Other subsidies on products

Payments by households to obtain certain licences

Payments of compensation

Pre-break observation

Primary incomes

Principal party (to a transaction)


Property income

Revaluation account

Secondary activity

Secondary distribution of income account

Social assistance benefits in cash

Social insurance schemes

Social transfers in kind

Straight-line depreciation

Subsidies on products - other

Taxes on capital gains

Taxes on financial and capital transactions

Transfer in kind

Unit of measure

Background Station

Blue-green Algae

Deposit-refund System

Economic Instruments

Emission Factor

Environmentally-adjusted net Capital Formation (ECF)


Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)

Hotelling Rent

Individual Transferable Share Quota (ITSQ)

McKelvey Box

Nominal growth

Volume Over Bark (VOB)

Water Supply System

Actual final consumption of general government

Base year weights

Drift-net Fishing

Ecological Footprint


Informal Settlements

Oil Spill

Real growth


Allocation of primary income account

Carbon Adsorber



End-of-pipe technology

Entrepreneurial income

Environmentally Adjusted National Income (ENI)

Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare (ISEW)

Indirect taxes

Non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs)

NPISHs (non-profit institutions serving households)

Operating surplus

Other non-market establishments

PPP (purchasing power parity)

Purchasing power parity (PPP)

Real income



Reference period


Social security funds

Subsidies to public corporations and quasi-corporations

Time reversal test


Transfers of individual non-market goods or services



Data element

Data revision



Ratio estimation

Sibling group

Statistical measure

Statistical variable

Trend (2 definitions)


Biodiversity Indices


Energy Valuation

Environment Statistics

Environmental Costs

Environmental Services



Human Development

Natural Patrimony Accounting

Natural Resources

Physical Accounting

Proved Reserves

Sustainable Development


Balance of primary incomes

Base year (BSYR)

Consumer durables

Employers' imputed social contributions


Imputed expenditure

Imputed social contributions

Mineral exploration

Premium supplements

Zero-coupon bonds

Capital transfer in kind

Computer software

Defined benefit pension plans

Double entry

Exchange rates

Financial intermediation

Financial transactions

GDP deflator



Integrated economic accounts

Inventories of other work-in-progress


Leases and other transferable contracts

Legal entities

Money purchase pension plans

Net equity of households in life insurance reserves and in pension funds

Note issuance facilities

Other work-in-progress - inventories

Pension funds

Property income attributed to insurance policyholders

Recurrent taxes on land, buildings or other structures

Taxes (recurrent) on land, buildings or other structures

Taxes on production and imports

Uncompensated seizures

Sampling error

Growth rate

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