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Comparability

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Government Finances, Economic Statistics
Jesper Søgaard Dreesen
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Financial Accounts

The sector definitions in the financial accounts are defined by ESA2010. This enables comparisons to be made with non-financial accounts nationally as well as internationally. Quarterly financial accounts are published by the Danmarks Nationalbank. The two statements are basically alike apart from differences in choice of sources and methods.

Comparability - geographical

The sector definitions in the financial accounts follow ESA2010. This enables comparisons to be made with non-financial accounts nationally as well as internationally.

Comparability over time

One of the fundamental goals when compiling national accounts statistics is to achieve a high degree of comparability over time. Therefore, the statistical sources are adapted in order to be consistent with the concepts of the national accounts and corrected to eliminate the consequences of changes in coverage, classifications and etc.

Coherence - cross domain

The sector definitions in the financial accounts are given by ESA2010. This enables comparisons to be made with non-financial accounts nationally as well as internationally. Quarterly financial accounts are published by the Danmarks Nationalbank. The two statements are basically alike except for a few differences in the choice of sources and methods.

Coherence - internal

By definition, there is full consistency with the national accounts.