National income

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National income includes gross and net national income, savings or net lending/net borrowing. It is the total value of the primary incomes receivable within an economy less the total of the primary incomes payable by resident units. Primary incomes are incomes that accrue to institutional units as a consequence of their involvement in processes of production or ownership of assets that may be needed for purposes of production.

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Keywords:  national accounts, income

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  • Value added by activity

    Value added by activity breaks down the total value added by sector, namely agriculture, industry, utilities, and other service activities. The shares of each sector are calculated by dividing the value added in each sector by total value added.
  • Gross national income

    Gross national income (GNI) is defined as gross domestic produc plus net receipts from abroad of wages and salaries and of property income plus net taxes and subsidies receivable from abroad.
  • Net national income

    Net national income (NNI) is defined as GDP plus net receipts of wages, salaries and property income from abroad, minus the depreciation of fixed capital assets (dwellings, buildings, machinery, transport equipment and physical infrastructure)...
  • Net lending/borrowing by sector

    Both net lending or borrowing can be measured as the balancing item in either the capital or financial accounts. It can therefore be derived as saving less the balances on non-financial assets and capital transfers. Or it can be derived as the...
  • Saving rate

    Saving is the difference between disposable income plus the change in net equity of households in pension funds and final consumption expenditure.
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