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DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF INCOME ACCOUNTS – SNA

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French Equivalent: Comptes de distribution et d’utilisation du revenu – SCN

Definition:
The distribution and use of income accounts consist of a set of articulated accounts showing how incomes are:

(a) generated by production;

(b) along with property income, distributed to institutional units with claims on the value added created by production;

(c) redistributed among institutional units, mainly by government units through social security contributions and benefits and taxes; and

(d) eventually used by households, government units or non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs) for purposes of final consumption or saving.

Source Publication:
SNA 1.7 and Table 2.8.

Cross References:
Distribution and use of income accounts - ESA

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, March 04, 2003