United Nations Statistics Division
Strategies for Measuring Industrial Structure and Growth
Series: F, No.65
Languages available:E, *A, *C, F, *R, S
This document introduces a new survey methodology for integrating national data collection for economic statistics, consistent with the relevant international recommendations. It describes the new Fully Integrated Rational Survey Technique (FIRST) methodology, used to build up a total statistical profile, in terms of patterns of economic activity and available information resources. Country practices for information on industrial structure and growth are also reviewed.