Definitions

List with definitions of the concepts used by CBS in their statistics. Using the same definitions throughout makes comparison of figures easier.

List of definitions

Units with a complete administration but without legal status that behave like corporations. They supposedly have independent power of decision. These are mainly fairly large enterprises without legal status. Furthermore this includes parts of government or corporations whose role in the economic process is very different from that of its owner. For instance: a municipal energy company or a municipal transport company.

See also: Financial corporation, Legal entity, Non-financial corporation