Use table

What is Use table?

Use table meaning A table in the input-output (I-O) accounts that shows the consumption of commodities by industries, as well as the commodity composition of gross domestic product (GDP) and the industry distribution of value added. It shows the value, in producers’ prices, of each commodity used by each industry or by each final use. It also shows detail on the components of value added and total intermediate inputs that are used by each industry to produce its output. The entry in each row shows the commodity that is used by the industry or final user in the column. Related terms: make table, direct requirements table, total requirements tables.


reference: BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis. US Department of Commerce