GDP – An Indicator for Statistical Comparisons at National /Regional and International Level

PhD Senior Lecturer Gheorghe Săvoiu
Piteşti University


All European Union countries have gradually adopted and harmonized their statistics to meet the directives of the European System of Accounts (ESA), whose 1995 version replaced the 1979 version, thus providing the necessary methodological comparability of regional indicators for regional Community rankings.
ESA is the same as National Accounts Statistics (NAS), as a type of complex algorithm of accounting, statistics and macroeconomic analysis, being used as a tool for defining economic outcomes and also as a major decision-making target in the economic syntheses of market economy countries, in UN statistics, as well as those of other international bodies.

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Romanian Statistical Review 12/2012