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Definition: Year-on-year changes

OECD - Data and Metadata Reporting

Year-on-year changes are changes in levels expressed over the corresponding period (month or quarter in relation to the frequency of the data) of the previous year.
Task force on data and metadata presentation for the OECD Short-term Economic Statistics Working Party (STESWP), Paris, 2004 [quoted in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "Data and Metadata Reporting and Presentation Handbook", OECD, Paris, 2007]