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# Financial Accounts Guide

## Series Structure

In the Financial Accounts, each series is identified by a string of patterned letters and numbers. This page provides a breakdown of what the letters and numbers represent in a series mnemonic.

FA | 15 | 30611 | 0 | 5 | . | Q | Show all |

Prefix | Meaning | Derivation | Example |
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FA | Flow, seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) | (FU + FS) * 4 | (FU152090005.Q + FS152090005.Q) * 4 |

FC | Change in unadjusted level | FL - FL[t-1] | FL152090005.Q - FL152090005.Q[t-1] |

FG | Growth rate, seasonally adjusted (SA) | FA / LA[t-1] *100 | FA152090005.Q / LA152090005.Q[t-1] * 100 |

FI | Index | FL / 1000 | FL073164013.Q/1000 |

FL | Level, not seasonally adjusted (NSA) | FL[t-1] + FU + FR + FV | FL152090005.Q[t-1] + FU152090005.Q + FR152090005.Q + FV152090005.Q |

FR | Revaluation | FL - FL[t-1] - FU - FV | FL152090005.Q - FL152090005.Q[t-1] - FU152090005.Q - FV152090005.Q |

FS | Seasonal Factor | FA / 4 - FU | FA152090005.Q / 4 - FU152090005.Q |

FU | Flow, not seasonally adjusted (NSA) | FL - FL[t-1] - FR - FV or FA/4 - FS | FL152090005.Q - FL152090005.Q[t-1] - FR152090005.Q - FV152090005.Q or FA152090005.Q/4 - FS152090005.Q |

FV | Other changes in volume | FL - FL[t-1] - FU - FR | FL152090005.Q - FL152090005.Q[t-1] - FU152090005.Q - FR152090005.Q |

LA | Level, seasonally adjusted (SA) | LA[t-1] + FA/4 + FR + FV | LA152090005.Q[t-1] + FA152090005.Q/4 + FR152090005.Q + FV152090005.Q |

LM | Level, market value, not seasonally adjusted (NSA) | LM[t-1] + FU + FR + FV | LM103164103.Q[t-1] + FU103164103.Q + FR103164103.Q + FV103164103.Q |

PC | Percent change in index | (FI - FI[t-1]) / FI[t-1] | (FI073164013.Q - FI073164013.Q[t-1]) / FI073164013.Q[t-1] |