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COLLECTIVE SERVICES

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Definition:
Services provided by general government that benefit the community as a whole.

Context:
Such services include general public services, defence, public order and safety, economic affairs, environment protection, and housing and community amenities. They also include the overall policy-making, planning, budgetary, co-ordinating responsibilities of government ministries overseeing individual services and government research and development for individual services. These activities cannot be identified with specific individual households and are considered to benefit households collectively.

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

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Thursday, July 12, 2007

Last updated on Thursday, July 26, 2007