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FUNCTION

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French Equivalent: Fonction

Definition:
The concept of purpose, or function, relates to the type of need a transaction or group of transactions aims to satisfy or the kind of objective it pursues.

Source Publication:
SNA 2.50.

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001