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Revisions of national accounts

The main purpose of revisions is to refine the results by, for example, including new data, new statistics and/or new methods. In addition to the continuous revisions, which refer to small corrections of individual quarters and/or years, there are major revisions of national accounts, which are performed approximately every five years. The major revisions are a refinement of the entire national accounts. The following link contains a brief overview of the most important facts:

The results of the 2014 major revision of national accounts have been released in September 2014. Information can be found here:

Information about the last major revision of national accounts can be found here:

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