National Accounts Estimates for the 4th quarter of 2019

 Quarterly National Accounts 2019

CAS has recently switched from an annual system to a new quarterly system of national accounts. The sources and methods used to compile quarterly estimates of GDP are very similar to those used in the former annual system. The difference is that annual data sources may not be available for some months after the end of the year. Until then, some temporary quarterly indicators or projections are used. When the annual data becomes available, the quarterly estimates are revised to align with the annual ones so that, when the four quarters are added up, they result in the same annual numbers.

Quarterly GDP sources and methods

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