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AGRICULTURAL FINAL OUTPUT

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Definition:
Final agricultural output measures the value of agricultural products which, free of intra-branch consumption, is produced during the accounting period and, before processing, is available for export and/or consumption.

Context:
The measure of output refers to final output. In comparison to harvested output this narrower concept excludes:

- intra-branch consumption, whether by the producing farm or by a farm other than the producing farm, and, concerning crop products;

- losses between harvest and utilisation/storage.

Source Publication:
Economic Accounts for Agriculture: Presentation and Methodological Approach, OECD, 1999, page 6.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics - Economic accounts for agriculture

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, December 21, 2005