Definition: Consumer durable

SNA

A consumer durable is a good that may be used for purposes of consumption repeatedly or continuously over a period of a year or more.

This definition is used both in SNA 1993 (§ 9.38) and in SNA 2008 (§ 9.42).
Source:
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
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