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These activities which result in an output which is separately identified in national accounts, by reference to the ISIC classification. Main external protection activity is ISIC 90 “sewage, and refuse disposal, sanitation and similar activities”. Other environmental protection activities may be found in ISIC 37 (recycling), 45 (construction), 51 (for example wholesaling of waste materials and scrap including sorting), 73 (research and development), 75 (general administration), etc.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank, 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 5.69.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 5, 2005

Last updated on Wednesday, November 30, 2005