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Definition: Extra-regio territory

Regional accounts and indicators

The extra-regio territory is made up of parts of the national economic territory which cannot be attached directly to a single region that is part of the national geographic territory. It consists of:
a. the national air -space, territorial waters and the continental shelf lying in international waters over which the country enjoys exclusive rights (not relevant for the regional household accounts);
b. territorial enclaves (i.e., geographic territories situated in the rest of the world and used, under international treaties of agreements between States, by general government agencies of the country (embassy, consulates, military bases, scientific bases, etc.));
c. deposits of oil, natural gas, etc. in international waters outside the continental shelf of the country, worked by units resident in the territory (not relevant for the regional household accounts).
Regional Accounts Methods - Household accounts, 1996 Edition, p.5