This category includes trips of employees of government, public or private organisations or self-employed people; trips for installation of equipment, inspection, purchase and sale for enterprise; for attending conferences, congresses, trade fairs and exhibitions; for delivering lectures or concerts; for participation in professional sports activities, etc.

The value of goods and services, at basic prices, which are consumed by visitors and produced in the economy by industries in a direct relationship with visitors.

A domestic overnight trip is one with a main destination within the country of residence of the visitor.

The travel of domestic visitors is called domestic tourism. It comprises the activities of a resident visitor within the country of reference either as part of a domestic tourism trip or part of an outbound tourism trip.

Consists of the tourism consumption by resident visitors on tourism related products within the economy. It is the sum of household tourism consumption and business and government tourism consumption.

Travel within a country by residents is called domestic travel.

Those who undertake domestic travel are domestic travellers.

A domestic trip is one with a main destination within the country of residence of the visitor.

A domestic traveller qualifies as a domestic visitor if: (a) he/she is on a tourism trip and (b) he/she is a resident travelling in the country of reference. Domestic visitors are those who travel within the country to a place other than their usual place of residence for a duration of not less than 24 hours or one night and not more than 12 months at a time.

This category includes trips to join short-term courses (less than six months) following particular programmes of study, education and research programming, acquiring specific skills through formal on-the-job training including paid study, etc.

Employed (or worker) persons are those who are engaged in any economic activity.

Transactions that involve purchases of produced goods and services for final uses

Is the total market value of goods and services produced in the economy within a given period after deducting the cost of goods and services used up in the process of production but before deducting allowances for the consumption of fixed capital.

Government final consumption expenditure consists of expenditure, including imputed expenditure, incurred by general government on both individual consumption goods and services and collective consumption services.

Gross fixed capital formation is measured by the total value of a producer's acquisitions, less disposals of fixed assets during the accounting period plus certain additions to the value of non-produced assets (such as subsoil assets or major improvements in the quantity, quality or productivity of land) realised by the productive activity of institutional units.

Gross value added is the value of output less the value of intermediate consumption

Gross value added of the tourism industries is the total gross value added of all establishments belonging to tourism industries, regardless of whether all their output is provided to visitors and of the degree of specialization of their production process.

This category includes trips to spa, fitness and health resorts, treatments and cures, ayurvedic and other health resorts of traditional medicines, etc., for getting short-term (less than six months) medical treatment

This category includes sightseeing, attending sporting and cultural events, non-professional active sports, adventure sports, recreational activities, cultural activities, holidays at beaches and hill stations, summer camps, dining out, visiting spas and other establishments specialized in well-being, fitness except in the context of a medical treatment (in which case the purpose would be health and medical), etc.

A group of persons normally living together and taking food from a common kitchen constitutes a household.

Consists of the tourism consumption by resident households on tourism related products within economy.

Household final consumption expenditure consists of the expenditure, including imputed expenditure, incurred by resident households on individual consumption goods and services, including those sold at prices that are not economically significant.

Consists of imputations made for the consumption by visitors of certain goods and services for which they do not make a payment. Imputation is confined to a small number of cases where a reasonably satisfactory basis for the valuation of the implied transaction is available, and where their inclusion is consistent with the production boundary in the core national accounts.

The travel of inbound visitors is called inbound tourism. It comprises the activities of a non-resident visitor within the economy of reference on an inbound tourism trip.

Inbound tourism consumption is the tourism consumption of a non-resident visitor within the economy of reference.

Travel to a country by non-residents is called inbound travel.

An inbound trip is one with a main destination outside the economic region of residence of the visitor.

It provides a detailed breakdown of economic activity among business industries and a detailed breakdown of their inputs and outputs by commodity associated with some arbitrarily fixed exogenous demand.

Intermediate consumption consists of the value of the goods and services consumed as inputs by a process of production

Internal tourism consumption is the tourism consumption of both resident and non-resident visitors within the economy of reference. It is the sum of domestic tourism consumption and inbound tourism consumption.

The leading purpose of a trip is the purpose without which none of the household members would have undertaken the trip. Leading purpose of a trip is unique to all the members participating in that trip.

The main destination of a tourism trip is defined as the place visited that is central to the decision to take the trip.

The main purpose of a trip is defined as the purpose in the absence of which the trip would not have taken place. The main purpose of a trip is one of the criteria used to determine whether the trip qualifies as a tourism trip and the traveller qualifies as a visitor. If the main purpose is to be employed and earn income (compensation for the labour input provided), then the trip cannot be a tourism trip and the individual taking the trip cannot be considered as a visitor (even though it is outside his/her usual environment and for less than 12 months), but as an "other traveller".

A trade margin is the difference between the actual or imputed price realised on a good purchased for resale (either wholesale or retail) and the price that would have to be paid by the distributor to replace the good at the time it is sold or otherwise disposed of.

A transport margin consists of those transport charges paid separately by the purchaser in taking delivery of the goods at the required time and place.

Also referred to as taxes less subsidies on products

This category includes purposes which are not indicated elsewhere. For example, making a trip to render some social service, such as attending a blood donation camp to donate blood, comes under this category

The travel of outbound visitors is called outbound tourism. It comprises the activities of a resident visitor outside the country of reference, either as part of an outbound tourism trip or as part of a domestic tourism trip.

Outbound tourism consumption is the tourism consumption of a resident visitor outside the economy of reference. Also referred to as tourism imports. Consists of the tourism consumption by resident visitors outside of the economy while on an international trip.

Travel outside a country by residents is called outbound travel.

An outbound trip is one with a main destination outside the country of residence of the visitor.

Output consists of those goods or services that are produced within an establishment that become available for use outside that establishment, plus any goods and services produced for own final use.

Output multiplier for a particular industry is defined to be the total of all outputs from each domestic industry required in order to produce one additional unit of output.

This category includes attending various religious meetings and events, and undertaking pilgrimages to different places of worship or holy places.

The production account records the activity of producing goods and services as defined within the SNA; its balancing item, gross value added, is a measure of the contribution to GDP made by an individual producer, industry or sector.

This category includes purchase of consumer goods for own use or as gifts but not for resale or for use in a future productive process (in which case the purpose would be business).

Social transfers in kind consist of social security and social assistance benefits in kind together with goods and services provided to individual household outside any social insurance scheme by non-market producers owned by government units or non-profit institutions (NPIS).

This category includes visiting friends and relatives, attending marriages or other family events, or other social functions, visiting home towns, visits to arrange short-term caring for the baby, sick or old; etc.

Supply and use tables are in the form of matrices that record how supplies of different kinds of goods and services originate from domestic industries and imports and how those supplies are allocated between various intermediate or final uses, including exports.

Are those industries that would either cease to exist in their present form, producing their present product(s), or would be significantly affected if tourism were to cease.

These are defined in the international TSA standards as those products which would cease to exist in meaningful quantity, or for which sales would be significantly reduced, in the absence of tourism.

There is a provision for collective non-market services by government that can be delivered simultaneously to every member of or to particular sections of the community. The total value of consumption of such tourism related collective non-market services is called Tourism Collective Consumption.

Are those, other than tourism characteristic industries, for which a tourism related product is directly identifiable (primary) to, and where the products are consumed by visitors in volumes which are significant for the visitor and/or the producer.

Are those that are consumed by visitors but are not considered as tourism characteristic products. All other products in the supply and use table not consumed by visitors are classified as 'all other goods and services' in the TSA.

Tourism consumption has the same formal definition as tourism expenditure. Besides, it includes "the amount paid for the acquisition of consumption goods and services, as well as valuables for own use or to give away, for and during tourism trips" that corresponds to monetary transactions (the focus of tourism expenditure), it also includes services associated with vacation accommodation on own account, tourism social transfers in kind, and other imputed consumption.

Expenditure made by, or on behalf of, the visitor before, during and after the trip and which expenditure is related to that trip and which trip is undertaken outside the usual environment of the visitor.

Is direct tourism gross value added plus net taxes on products that are attributable to the tourism industry (tourism net taxes on products).

The value of direct tourism output at basic prices, less the value of the inputs used in producing these tourism products.

Tourism related consumer durables are a specific category of consumer durable goods that include durable goods that are used exclusively, or almost exclusively by individuals while on tourism trips.

Tourism Satellite Account consists in analyzing in detail all the aspects of demand for goods and services which might be associated with tourism, in establishing the actual interface with the supply of such goods and services within the economy of reference, or outside and in describing how this supply (from domestic or imported origin) interacts with other economic activities, using the SUT as a reference.

A visitor (domestic, inbound or outbound) is classified as a tourist (or overnight visitor) if his/her trip includes an overnight stay.

A trip refers to the travel by a person from the time of departure from his usual residence until he/she returns to the same place: it thus refers to a round trip. A trip is made up of visits to different places.

The geographical area (though not necessarily a contiguous one) within which an individual conducts his/her regular life routines. This is made up of one or more areas in which a person undertakes their regular activities such as their residence, place of work, place of study and other places frequently visited. The usual environment criteria has two dimensions – frequency (places that are visited on a routine basis) and distance (locations close from home for overnight trips).

A visitor is a traveler taking a trip to a main destination outside his/her usual environment for less than a year and for any main purpose (business, leisure or other personal purpose) other than to be employed by a resident entity in the country or place visited.