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The Official Journal of the Pan-Pacific Association of Input-Output Studies (PAPAIOS)

Table 6 Key sector analysis in terms of output, weighted by sector size

From: Key Sectors of the Namibian Economy

Sector Backward multiplier Backward coefficient of variation Forward multiplier Forward coefficient of variation
Commercial agriculture: Cereal crops −0.0779 −1.9610 0.1613 0.6902
Commercial agriculture: Other crops 0.2195 2.0492 0.2734 0.6726
Commercial agriculture: Animal products 0.3853 2.0328 0.5832 0.7113
Traditional agriculture 0.6389 2.2449 0.4330 1.3379
Fishing 1.4230 1.7865 0.9525 1.1278
Mining * 5.3910 1.8762 2.5952 1.5683
Meat processing 0.9256 1.4983 0.1429 3.5210
Fish processing 1.3446 1.6925 0.3853 2.2398
Grain milling 0.3535 1.7199 0.2783 0.8580
Manufacture of beverages and other food processing * 3.1360 1.8945 1.5432 1.5595
Manufacture of textiles 0.4927 2.2032 0.6717 0.6519
Manufacture of wood products and furniture −0.0673 −1.8366 0.4719 0.2961
Manufacture of paper, printing and publishing −0.5111 −2.0141 0.7941 0.6106
Manufacture of chemicals, rubber and plastic −0.6374 −2.0864 1.3392 0.5429
Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products −0.2109 −1.5932 0.2461 1.2574
Manufacture of basic metals 0.8858 1.4173 0.2048 2.3811
Manufacture of fabricated metal products and machinery 0.0910 1.8405 1.9085 0.3600
Electricity 0.0459 2.4425 0.8567 0.2503
Water 0.2020 2.2744 0.4332 0.4780
Construction 3.9418 1.3194 0.6655 3.0845
Trade and repairs 0.0823 0.8329 0.4104 0.2207
Hotels and restaurants 0.2296 1.6221 0.5556 1.1606
Transport −0.3152 −1.6273 2.2309 0.3593
Communication 0.3741 2.1056 1.5293 0.2501
Finance and insurance 0.5182 1.7103 1.6564 0.2856
Market real estate and business services −0.1008 −2.0601 3.5852 0.2327
Other private social services 1.4711 1.5964 0.6918 1.3642
Government services * 6.2754 2.0394 3.6344 1.4282
  1. *Key sectors are highlighted in bold