Table 2A.3
Simplified representation of the final demand matrix in the Input-Output Tables-Fictive estimates

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  Final demand categories
Personal Exports Imports Total

Goods and services consumed

Empty cell 


0 50 0 50


351 0 0 352


200 0 0 200

Seed, fertilizer

0 0 -15 -15

Primary inputs (payments for labour and capital) in the process of production (only indirect taxes on products in this matrix)

Empty cell 


0 0 0 0


0 0 0 0


2353 504 -15 2705

1. Households consume $35 of flour.

2. The final use of flour is worth $35, it is entirely consumed by the household sector.

3. Personal expenditures of households amount to $235: $35 wheat and $200 bread.

4. International exports amount to $50.

5. The gross domestic product (GDP) for the economy corresponds to the sum of final use of goods and services and to the sum of the final demand categories.

Source: Guide to the Income and Expenditure Accounts, Statistics Canada, catalogue no.13-017-X