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INSTITUTIONAL SECTOR – SNA

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Definition:
The SNA 93 states that Institutional units are grouped together to form institutional sectors, on the basis of their principal functions, behaviour, and objectives.

Context:
The resident institutional units that make up the total economy are grouped into five mutually exclusive sectors:

- non-financial corporations;
- financial corporations;
- general government;
- non-profit institutions serving households;
- households

SNA 4.6.

Source Publication:
SNA 2.20.

Cross References:
Sector, institutional - ESA
Units, institutional – SNA

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 Monday, December 19, 2005