Income and Expenditure Accounts Technical Series
Canadian Culture Satellite Account, 2010
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Basic price: The amount receivable by the producer from the purchaser for a unit of a good or service produced as output minus any tax payable, and plus any subsidy receivable, by the producer as a consequence of its production or sale. It excludes any transport charges invoiced separately by the producer.
Culture: a creative artistic activity and the goods and services produced by this creative activity and the preservation of heritage.
Culture GDP or GDP of culture activities: Is the value added related to the production of culture goods and/or services across the economy regardless of the producing industry.
Culture jobs: Are defined as the number of jobs that are related to the production of sport goods and/or services regardless of the industry.
Domain products: Domain products are a subset of culture products which characterize a specific culture sub-domain. Culture products produced in a culture sub-domain to which they cannot be associated with are transferred towards another culture sub-domain to which they are more connected to.
Employment in culture industries: Is measured by the number of jobs in each of the culture industries. It covers all jobs in the industry required to produce both culture and non-culture output.
GDP of culture industries: is the measure of GDP for each of the culture industries. It covers all of their outputs – culture and non-culture products. Also referred to as value added, gross domestic product for an industry is equal to the output of the industry minus the value of intermediate inputs that were purchased from other industries, domestic or foreign. Gross domestic product by industry for the economy as a whole is the sum of values added by all industries resident in Canada.
GDP of sport industries: is the measure of output from all sport industries. It covers all of their outputs—sport and non-sport products.
Hours of work: Actual hours worked during normal periods of work, including overtime but excluding paid leave (e.g. holidays, sick leave). Total hours worked are the aggregate number of hours actually worked during the year in employee and self- employment jobs.
Infrastructure: Physical infrastructure (e.g. buildings such as theatres, recording studios, etc.) and mediating products (e.g. consumer equipment such as television sets, computers, etc.) are essential for at least one stage of supply in the culture chain. While they provide important support for culture activity, they are not culture products. They may be reported separately as a means of determining their size and impact on the culture sector. Dedicated facilities whose primary function is the provision of space to culture such as museum buildings, heritage sites and buildings, theatres and cinemas are included in their respective sub-domains.
Job: A job is defined as an explicit or implicit contract between a person and an institutional unit to perform work in return for compensation for a defined period or until further notice. The institutional unit may be the proprietor of an unincorporated enterprise; in this case the person is described as being self-employed and earns a mixed income. The number of jobs exceeds the number of persons employed by the number of second, third, etc. jobs.
Mixed income: Mixed income represents the return to both self-employed labour and capital of the unincorporated business. Mixed income consists of earnings of proprietors of unincorporated businesses (sole proprietorships and partnerships) such as retailers and consultants, earnings of independent professional practitioners such as lawyers and dentists, net (after expenses) rental income of owners of real property and the accrued net farm income of farm operators.
Multi-domain: Multiple categories are used to describe those codes that, by definition, involve more than one domain and cannot be allocated readily to a single domain.
Salaries and wages: Consists of monetary compensation and payments-in-kind (e.g., board and lodging), to wage earners and salaried persons employed in private, public and non-profit institutions in Canada including domestic servants and baby-sitters. Other forms of compensation included are commissions, bonuses, tips, directors’ fees, taxable allowances, and the values of stock options of corporations. Bonuses, commissions and retroactive wages are recorded in the period paid rather than earned. Wages and salaries are recorded on a gross basis, before deductions for taxes, employees’ contributions to employment insurance, and private and public pension plans.
Self-employed: category includes persons whose job consisted mainly of operating a business, farm or professional practice, alone or in partnership. This includes: operating a farm, whether the land is rented or owned; working on a freelance or contract basis to do a job (e.g., architects, private duty nurses); operating a direct distributorship selling and delivering products such as cosmetics, newspapers, brushes and cleaning products; and fishing with own equipment or with equipment in which the person has a share. The business can be incorporated or unincorporated. Self-employed persons include those with and those without paid help.
Sport: Is defined as an individual or group activity often pursued for fitness during leisure time which may be undertaken for fun or for competition. This includes recreational sports and physical activities, as well as professional, semi-professional or amateur sport clubs and independent athletes that are primarily engaged in presenting sporting events before an audience.
Sport GDP or GDP of sport activities: Is defined as the value added in an industry that is related to the production of sport goods and/or services in an industry.
Sport jobs: Are defined as the number of jobs that are related to the production of sport goods and/or services regardless of the industry.
Sub-domain: A subsidiary of a domain, which can be used to identify a number of definable related industries, products and occupations that represents a distinct sub-category of a domain.
Supplementary labour income: Expenditures by employers on their labour account which are regarded as compensation of employees. It includes contributions to employment insurance, private and public pension plan contribution, worker’s compensation, health and life insurance plans, and retirement allowances.
Unpaid family workers: persons who work without pay in a business, farm or professional practice owned and operated by another family member living in the same dwelling.