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How do you calculate total value added as a percentage of gross domestic product?

The total value added of gross domestic product (GDP) for a country is made up of agriculture, industry, and services excluding financial intermediary services indirectly measured (FISIM). For countries which report value added at basic prices, net indirect taxes are reported as separate line item. Manufacturing value added is a subset of industry.

The value added shares presented in the World Development Indicators for agriculture, industry, and services may not always add up to a hundred percent due to FISIM and net indirect taxes.  Note that GDP in the database is measured at purchaser prices. Information about a country's method of price valuation is available in DataBank.

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