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SECONDARY SOURCE OF STATISTICAL DATA

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Definition:
The organisation or individual other than those responsible for the collection and aggregation of data from their initial source. Secondary sources may redistribute information received from the primary source either in their initial form or after some transformation including further aggregation, reclassification or other manipulation such as seasonal adjustment.

Source Publication:
Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) - BIS, ECB, Eurostat, IBRD, IMF, OECD and UNSD - Metadata Common Vocabulary + econlib.org.

Cross References:
Data provider
Data source
Primary data
Primary source (of statistical data)

Hyperlink:
http://www.econlib.org/library/sourcesint.html

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Monday, February 2, 2004

Last updated on Friday, June 14, 2013