SESRIC - Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries


Training Course on 'Tourism Satellite Accounts' in Senegal
Date : 10-12 October 2011 Venue : Dakar Senegal

The Centre organised a training course on “Tourism Satellite Accounts” at National Agency of Statistics and Demography of Senegal on 10-12 October 2011. The course was provided by Ms. Nezha Elmrabet, an expert at the Direction de la Statistique, Morocco.

The training course on “Tourism Satellite Accounts” mainly covered the following issues:

  1. Theoretical framework of the TSA
    • Objectives
    • Concepts and definitions
      • Demand approach
      • The supply approach
      • Forms of tourism (according to the WTO)
    • Classification of tourism activities and products
      • Classifications of activities.
      • Product classifications
    • The TSA tables
    • The main aggregates
  2. Statistical requirements for the preparation of the TSA
    • The central framework of national accounts
    • The investigation of tourism demand
    • Statistics for the Balance of Payments
    • Miscellaneous statistics
  3. Compilation of CSE
    • The Moroccan Experience