- National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs)
BEA's economic accounts that display the value and composition of national output and the distribution of incomes generated in its production.
- Nonfarm Wage & Salary Employment
Persons on nonfarm establishment payrolls (including employees on paid sick leave, paid holiday, or paid vacation) who work or receive pay for any part of the week including the 12th of the month. It is a count of jobs by place of work. It does not include self-employed, unpaid volunteer or family workers, domestic workers in households, military personnel and persons who are laid off, on leave without pay, or on strike for the entire reference period.
- North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
The successor to the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system (see below); this system of classifying business establishments is now being used by the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Includes persons 16 years and over in the civilian noninstitutional population who are neither employed nor unemployed in accordance with the definitions contained in this glossary.
This term is used to describe data series not subject to the seasonal adjustment process. In other words, the effects of regular, or seasonal, patterns have not been removed from these series.