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INSTITUTIONAL UNIT – SNA

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French Equivalent: Unité institutionnelle – SCN

Definition:
An institutional unit is an economic entity that is capable, in its own right, of owning assets, incurring liabilities and engaging in economic activities and in transactions with other entities.

Source Publication:
SNA 4.2 [1.13, 2.19, 3.13].

Cross References:
Institutional unit – Eurostat

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

Version Indicator: SNA

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001