Definition: Illegal production

Category: SNA

Illegal production is the production of goods or services whose sale, distribution or possession is forbidden by law, and production activities that are usually legal but become illegal when carried out by unauthorized producers (for example, unlicensed medical practitioners).

This definition is used both in SNA 1993 (§ 6.30) and in SNA 2008 (§ 6.43). United Nations, System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993, United Nations, New York, 1993
European Commission (Eurostat), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations (Statistics Division), World Bank, "System of National Accounts 2008", United Nations, New York, 2009