Geographic location of establishment

Definition

Geographic location refers to the physical place a statistical unit is located and for which statistics are collected and disseminated.

Establishment refers to the level at which accounting data required to measure production is available (principal inputs, revenues, salaries and wages). The establishment, as a statistical unit, is defined as the most homogeneous unit of production for which the business maintains accounting records from which it is possible to assemble all the data elements required to compile the full structure of the gross value of production (total sales or shipments, and inventories), the cost of materials and services, and labour and capital used in production.

Classifications

Relation to previous version

  • Geographic location of establishment January 16, 2007 to current

    This is the current version.

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