The national accounts are central to the economic policy-making. GDP is one of the key indicators, and it expresses the value of the country's total production and thus what is available to use for private consumption, public consumption, investment and net exports.
The development in GDP describes the economic growth, i.e. whether we become richer or poorer. The national accounts have many other important indicators, such as household savings. National accounts are compiled according to international guidelines (ESA2010) making it comparable between countries.
De samlede skatterestancer steg markant fra 2013 til 2016 og udgjorde i 2016 knap 66 mia. kr. Restancernes reelle værdi er dog over flere omgange nedjusteret betydeligt.