Guide on the compilation and use of input-output tables

Economic statistics

Guide on the compilation and use of input-output tables




Banco de Guatemala
Technical Secretariat
Statistics Division of ECLAC
National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) of Argentina
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Boliva
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Banco Central de Costa Rica
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Banco Central del Ecuador
Banco Central de Reserva de El Salvador
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú

a) General objective

Provide national statistical offices in Latin America and the Caribbean with a guide to build input- output tables, with suggested statistical procedures and some guidelines for use.

b) Specific objectives

  • Provide guidelines for obtaining a use table in basic prices and auxiliary matrices.
  • Formulate recommendations for the compilation of the employment and wage vector with a gender perspective.
  • Analyse the treatment of secondary outputs.
  • Provide guidelines for building input-output tables.
  • Provide guidelines for interpreting results and performing simulations.