Terms used in official statistics

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Institutional unit


Definition:

An economic entity characterised by decision-making autonomy in the exercise of its principal function. A resident unit is regarded as constituting an institutional unit in the economic territory where it has its centre of predominant economic interest if it has decision-making autonomy and either keeps a complete set of accounts, or is able to compile a complete set of accounts.


Source:
  • Regulation (EU) No 549/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on the European system of national and regional accounts in the European Union
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 174 z 26.06.2013, str. 1, z późn. zm.)

High-level terms

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