Introduction to National Accounts

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face
Length
One day
Organiser
Learning Academy
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
Newport

Description:

This classroom based session aims at introducing participants to the different approaches to measuring Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

The course will also introduce the Balance of Payments, the division of the economy into sectors and how to balance theory and practice.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to;

  • describe the three approaches to measuring GDP
  • understand what is included in the Balance of Payments
  • list the characteristics of the sectors in the UK
  • understand why we need to balance
  • identify the participants in the economy and the transactions that flow between them

How to book:

These courses are provided depending on demand. If you would like access to this course, please contact gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk.

Contact:

Email: gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk