THIS ISSUE ALSO INCLUDES PROVISIONAL DATA FOR 2008 The 2009 edition of the National Accounts of OECD Countries: Detailed Tables, Volume II covers, in addition to main aggregates, detailed national accounts data for most OECD countries. It includes detailed breakdowns by kind of activity for gross value added (current and constant prices, 2000 reference year), components of value added, gross fixed capital formation and employment. It also includes final consumption expenditure of households by purpose, simplified accounts for three main sectors (general government, corporations and households) and general government expenditure by function. Detailed accounts by institutional sectors (total economy, non-financial corporations, financial corporations, general government, households and non-profit institutions serving households and rest of the world) are only available on CD-ROM. Data are shown for 30 OECD countries and the euro area back to 1996 in most cases, expressed in national currency (in euros for euro area countries). These data are based on the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA) for all countries. COUNTRIES COVERED Volume IIa: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan. Volume IIb: Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Euro area. ALSO AVAILABLE ON CD-ROM AND ON LINE The National Accounts of OECD Countries database is available on CD-ROM and on line at www.SourceOECD.org. It is in user-friendly software, Beyond 20/20TM for WindowsTM, that allows users to extract and export data, prepare customised graphs and tables, and perform their own analysis. Quarterly national accounts statistics, based on each country's own system of national accounts, are published in the OECD quarterly bulletin: Quarterly National Accounts www.oecd.