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ACTUAL INDIVIDUAL CONSUMPTION

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French Equivalent: Consommation individuelle effective

Definition:
Actual individual consumption (also called Household actual final consumption) is the sum of the total value of household final consumption expenditure, non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs) final consumption expenditure and government expenditure on individual consumption goods and services.

Context:
The total value of the individual consumption expenditures by households, NPISHs and general government. A measure of the individual goods and services that households actually consume as opposed to what they actually purchase.

Eurostat, OECD, 2007, Eurostat-OECD Methodological Manual on Purchasing Power Parities, OECD, Paris – Annex VII, Glossary of terms and abbreviations.

Source Publication:
System of National Accounts (SNA), 2008, 9.2 - 9.7.

Cross References:
Household actual final consumption

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/nationalaccount/docs/SNA2008.pdf

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, April 24, 2013