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A balance edit is an edit which checks that a total equals the sum of its parts. Also called an accounting edit.

Example: Closing inventory = Opening Inventory + Purchases - Sales

Source Publication:
United Nations, 2000. Glossary of Terms Used in Statistical Data Editing
Located on K-Base, the knowledge base on statistical data editing, UNECE Data Editing Group

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, March 4, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, March 26, 2013