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5514.0.55.001 - Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2003  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/10/2003   
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Warning - this document is a previous issue of this product and is out of date. An acrobat version of this document have been released. Please use the acrobat version for the most up to date information Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods (5514.0)


    Acronyms and abbreviations
    Chapter 1: Introduction
      Nature of government finance statistics
      Purpose of this manual
      Organisation of this manual
    Chapter 2: Australian GFS framework
      Overview of the analytical framework
      Statistical units
      Scope and coverage
      Classification of units
      Flows, stocks and accounting rules
      Analytic framework for presentation of flows and stocks
    Chapter 3: Data sources and collection methods
      Collection cycle
      Data sources and collection methods
    Chapter 4: Methods of compilation
      Data analysis
      Input editing
      Output editing
    Chapter 5: Output
      Types of output
      Availability of data
      GFS publications
      Special data services
      International statistics
      GFS output data requests
    Chapter 6: Accuracy, reliability and timeliness
      Factors affecting accuracy and reliability
    Chapter 7: Relationships to other statistical and accounting systems
      Relationship to the IMF GFS standard
      Relationship to the Australian System of National Accounts
      Relationship to accounting standards
    Appendix 1: The 1993 System of National Accounts
    Appendix 2: The IMF GFS Standard
    Appendix 3: GFS Input Classifications

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