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COLLECTIVE CONSUMPTION

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Definition:
Goods and services that are consumed simultaneously by a group of consumers or by the community as a whole: for example, defence services provided by the state.

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Consumer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Labour Office, Geneva.

Cross References:
Collective consumption service

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Thursday, February 20, 2003

Last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2013