E-Training on the Compilation and Application of Supply-Use Tables (SUTs) in Africa

The purpose training is to strengthen the capacities of national accountants in compiling SUTs by taking into account the informal sector, global trade and making good use of administrative data sources.


SDG17: Partnerships for the goals
SDG 17: Systemic Issues
Economics and development
Economic statistics
Macroeconomic statistics
Economic accounts
Methodology and statistical processes
Data processing and analysis
economic development

Content of the course:

  1. Session 0 : Opening Session
  2. Session 1 : Overview of 2008 SNA
  3. Session 2 : Supply and Use Tables
  4. Session 3 : Steps for Compilation of SUTs
  5. Session 4 : Balancing SUTs, Valuation Matrices and SUTs at Constant Prices
  6. Session 5 : Classifications and Data Sources for SUTs
  7. Session 6 : Accounts of Non-Financial Corporations to National Accounts
  8. Session 7 : Accounts of Financial Corporations to National Accounts
  9. Session 8: Using Government Accounts and Balance of Payments for National Accounts
  10. Session 9: Informal Sector
  11. Session 10: GDP Exhaustiveness
  12. Session 11: Introduction on Trade in Value Added (TiVA) and Global Value Chain (GVC) Trade
  13. Session 12: From SUTs to Inter-Country Input-Output Tables (ICIO)

Target Audience

The e-training module is open to any professionals from national statistical offices (NSOs) and related line ministries who are interested in the compilation of SUTs

Learning Objectives

  • a good understanding of the related concepts, definitions, classifications, accounting framework, and data sources that are important for the compilation of SUTs;
  • a well-acquired knowledge and skills of related techniques in the compilation of SUTs with informal sector, global trade and use of administrative data; and
  • a platform to exchange and share experience and practice in compiling SUTs and national accounts.