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Definition: Non-profit institutions serving households sector


The non-profit institutions serving households sector consists of all resident NPIs, except those controlled by government, that provide non-market goods or services to households or to the community at large (SNA 2008, § 4.31).

Non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs) consist of NPIs which are not predominantly financed and controlled by government and which provide goods or services to households free or at prices that are not economically significant (SNA 1993, § 4.64 and 4.65 [2.20]). United Nations, System of National Accounts (SNA) 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