Training Course on 'Financial Statistics and National Accounts Compilations' in Algeria
Date: 08-11 June 2015
Venue: Algiers - Algeria

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the training course on 'Financial Statistics and National Accounts Compilations' at the National Statistical Office (ONS) of People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria on 8-11 June 2015. The course was conducted by Mr. Mohamed Adel Souidene, Central Director of National Accounts, National Institute of Statistics (INS) of Republic of Tunisia, with the participation of 19 officials of the ONS of Algeria.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009); financial statistics – a statistical activity category under the Sectoral Statistics domain – covers money, banking and financial market statistics including financial accounts, money supply, interest rates, exchange rates, stock market indicators, private sector insurance and pension fund statistics and Financial Soundness Indicators.

The training course on ‘Financial Statistics and National Accounts Compilations’ focused on the following topics:

  • The components of financial system
  • Monetary and financial statistics
  • Insurance on life and damage statistics
  • Compilation of monetary and financial statistics in national accounting operations
  • Compilation of insurance accounts and technical tables in National Insurance Accounts
  • Completion of the financial accounts of the flows and assets (opening budgets, closure budgets, financial flows accounts and changing budgets)
  • The budgets between assets and liabilities of the financial operations flows between the various institutional sectors
  • Financial operations tables for the flows and assets
  • Calculation of financial services indirectly measured "FISIM" and its distribution among institutional sectors as final consumption of households and export to the rest of the world.
  • Calculation of the production and the added value of the insurance sector and the reforms to be made in the redistribution of income account
  • National accounts for banks and insurance companies, namely production, exploitation accounts, distribution and redistribution of income accounts and capital account.
  • Experience of the ONS of Algeria in the clothes industry for the financial accounts (including calculation and distribution of FISIM) and the development of the tables of financial transactions.
  • Case studies on the work carried out at the INS of Republic of Tunisia highlighting the changes.

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