Satellite Accounts and Special Studies

One of the strengths of the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts lies with its flexibility. While the system lays out the concepts, accounts and accounting rigour required to produce a set of integrated and internally consistent accounts it also affords the compiler the flexibility of variation, and in a sense 'expand' the framework to address a specific need. At the limit, this 'expanding' is referred to as satellite accounting. Statistics Canada has a rich history in satellite accounting, ranging from tourism, culture and pensions to unpaid household work. In all cases these accounts provide an expanded view of the economy and society… (more)

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