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SOCIAL TRANSFERS IN KIND

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French Equivalent: Transferts sociaux en nature

Definition:
Social transfers in kind consist of individual goods and services provided as transfers in kind to individual households by government units (including social security funds) and non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs), whether purchased on the market or produced as non- market output by government units or NPISHs.

The items included are:

(a) social security benefits, reimbursements,

(b) other social security benefits in kind,

(c) social assistance benefits in kind, and

(d) transfers of individual non-market goods or services.

Source Publication:
SNA 8.99.

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, March 13, 2003