The National Economic Accounts (NEA) provide a simplified picture of a very complex economic reality—the economy.
The NEA are a subset of the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts. Their focus is on measuring production, incomes, consumption, saving, investment, financing and wealth. Macroeconomic indicators such as gross domestic product, national saving, disposable income and national net worth are key aggregates that fall out of the system.
Production related statistics such as output, intermediate consumption and gross valued added are measured by industry, whereas the income, the use of income for consumption or the acquisition of assets, financing and wealth are measured by institutional sector (households, non-profit institutions serving households, general government, non-financial corporations, financial corporations and non-residents)… (more)
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