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ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMIC PROFILES

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Definition:
A characterisation of the economic contribution and environmental burden by industry. Economic contribution is the contribution an industry makes to GP or employment and environmental burden may be represented as the percent of emissions or residuals or use of material and energy over the total.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 4.101.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 05, 2005