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STRUCTURAL DEFINITION

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Definition:
Structural definitions are the statistical concepts, key families and code lists defined by a centre institution (usually for the exchange of statistical information with its partners).

Such an institution acts as a "structural definition maintenance agency".

Context:
Structural definitions maintenance agency is an institution that devises key families.

Source Publication:
European Central Bank (ECB), Bank for International Settlement (BIS), Eurostat, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "GESMES/TS User Guide", Release 3.00, February, 2003; unpublished on paper. + webgate.ec.europa.eu.

Cross References:
Code list
Concept
GESMES TS
Key family
Maintenance agency
Statistical concept
Structural metadata

Hyperlink:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/mwikis/sdmx/index.php/SDMX

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, March 25, 2003

Last updated on Friday, June 14, 2013