The Quarterly Spanish National Accounts (QSNA) is a short term summary statistic whose main objective is to provide a coherent qualitative description of Spanish economic activity as a whole in the immediate past via a quarterly macro-economic framework, elaborated from the point of view of supply, demand and income. Similarly, it includes estimates of the level of employment in terms of national accounting with the following concepts: persons, jobs, full time jobs. The QSNA estimates are offered in two versions: gross or non-adjusted data, corrected for seasonal and calendar effects data. The QSNA system includes the quarterly accounts from the rest of the world that quantifies among other things, the capacity or need to finance the economy as a whole.
All QSNA estimates are adjusted to the same principles of accounting coherence and balance as the annual National Accounting of Spain (NAS). Both statistics are elaborated in harmony with the European System of National and Regional Accounts (ESA-95).