This page is intended to bring together useful reference material relating to the Scottish Input-Output Tables as well as drawing together information from across the wider international Input-Output community.
The latest available Scottish Government Supply, Use, Input-Output Tables and Multipliers are available here.
This document can be found on this page and details the methodology and data sources used to construct the Scottish Supply and Use Tables as well as the derivation of the analytical Input-Output Tables and associated multipliers.
Scottish Input-Output industry / product classification
This document which can also be found on this page, details the industry - product classifications used within the Scottish Supply and Use and Input-Output analytical tables.
The classifications map directly to the UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities 2007 that were revised in parallel with the European Union’s industrial classification system (NACE Rev. 2). It is completely consistent with NACE Rev.2 down to the 4 digit class level. The UK SIC(2007) and NACE Rev. 2 are in turn completely consistent with the fourth revision of the UN’s International Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (ISIC Rev. 4).
Input-Output Expert User Group
The Scottish Government Input-Output Expert User Group was set up in 2006 with the purpose of bringing together experts in the field to share knowledge and explore ways to improve the service that the Scottish Government Input-Output team provide and is a working group of the SCOTSTAT Scottish Economic Statistics Consultation Group.
It's remit, membership and papers can be found here:
Other Input-Output resources and refernce material
United Kingdom Supply and Use Tables
The latest ONS Supply, Use and Input-Output Tables are available here
Eurostat Manual of Supply, Use and Input-Output Tables
Extensive information about the construction of Input-Output tables is available in this recent Eurostat publication. It is designed to ease the compilation of Supply and Use Tables and Input-Output Tables, foster quality and stimulate harmonisation of methods across the European Union. The main emphasis of the manual is to describe the methodologies, best practice and procedures for the compilation of Supply and Use Tables and Input-Output Tables in the European Union.
European System of Accounts 2010
The European System of National and Regional Accounts 2010 (ESA10, or simply: ESA) is an internationally compatible accounting framework for a systematic and detailed description of a total economy (that is a region, country or group of countries), its components and its relations with other total economies.
Supply and use tables are an integral part of the European System of Accounts (ESA 2010). They play an important role as an integration framework of the national accounts. The ESA 2010 is consistent with the world-wide System of National Accounts (SNA 2008).
International Input-Output Association
The International Input-Output Association (IIOA) is a scientific non-profit membership organisation founded in 1988. Its objective is the advancement of knowledge in the field of input-output analysis, including improvements in basic data, theoretical insights and modelling, and applications, both traditional and novel, of input-output techniques.
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