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National Classifications

Класификация на икономическите дейности
(КИД-2008)

Country / Area: Bulgaria

Classification category: Activity classifications

 
General information
1 (a)Name of the current national classification (full name in official national languages and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Класификация на икономическите дейности (КИД-2008)
Classification of Economic Activities -2008 (CEA-2008, for international use NACE.BG-2008)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Bulgarian
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.The classification can be accessed on the following link:
http://www.nsi.bg/Classifics/KID-2008.pdf
 
Classification structure
2 (a)Please describe the structure of the classification: How many levels does the classification have? (Please provide labels, such as “Division”, “Class”) How many categories exist at each level?4 levels: Section, Division, Group, Class
Level 1: 21 sections identified by alphabetical letters A to U;
Level 2: 88 divisions identified by two-digit numerical codes (01 to 99);
Level 3: 272 groups identified by three-digit numerical codes (01.1 to 99.0);
Level 4: 615 classes identified by four-digit numerical codes (01.11 to 99.00).
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Level 1: C
Level 2: 10
Level 3: 10.1
Level 4: 10.11
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Based on NACE Rev.2, respectively ISIC Rev.4.
3 (b)Is the classification structure identical to the international standard or, if not, how does it differ? (e.g. have additional levels been added to the international standard or have changes been made within the level of the international structure, such as aggregations or additional breakdowns)The structure of national classification is identical to international standard.
3 (c)Please describe deviations from the international standard (in terms of structure, methodology or application rules). Please use examples, if a general statement is not possible.Not applicable.
3 (d)At what level of the international standard can data be reported for international comparison? (Please provide examples of programmes / indicators if reporting takes place at different levels of the classification.)At Level 1 - Short-term statistics (STS), European health interview survey (EHIS) - 2008.

At Level 2 - Short-term statistics (STS), Structure of Earnings Survey (SES),Labour Costs Survey (LCS), Quarterly Enterprises Survey on number of employees, wages and salaries, time worked and other labour costs (QLCS), Labour Force Survey (LFS), Census 2011, EU-SILC, AES (Adult Education Survey).

At Level 4 - Annual Enterprises Survey on number of employees, wages and salaries, time worked and other labour costs (AEnt.S), Structural Business Statistics (SBS), Surveys in the transport sector.

Short-term statistics: for Retail trade and Services is used specific groupings following the requirements in the Regulation 1165/98 and amendment Regulation 1158/2005 concerning Short-term statistics.

3 (e)If no links to international classifications exist or no international standard is used, please state if there are plans to use international norms in the future.Not applicable.
 
Classification uses
4 (a)Please state for which statistical purposes (surveys etc.) this classification is used and if there are users outside of the Statistical Office. Please indicate at which level the classification is used for data collection and for data publishing.The classification is used in all major Labour market surveys conducted by NSI (LFS, SES, LCS, AEnt.S, QLCS). Data are collected and coded at the lowest level of the classification (Level 4-classes). All headline indicators are published at Level 1, but more detailed breakdowns can be provided upon request.

Business surveys
For data collection - at Level 4.
For data publishing - at Branch level -Industry, Construction, Retail trade and Service.

SBS Annual exhaustive survey
For data collection - at Level 4.
For data publishing - at Level 4.

Short-term statistics
For data collection - micro data at Level 4.
For data publishing - at Level 1, Level 2 and Specific groupings following the requirements in the Regulation 1165/98 and amendment Regulation 1158/2005 concerning Short-term statistics.

Surveys in the transport sector: Buses and coaches carriages, Inland waterway transport, Maritime transport, Pipeline transport and Urban electrical transport
For data collection - at Level 3 and Level 4.
For data publishing - at Level 3 and Level 4.

R&D statistics
For data collection - at Level 4.
For data publishing - at Level 1.

Innovation statistics
For data collection - at Level 4.
For data publishing - at Level 2.

Census 2011
For data collection - at Level 2.
For data publishing - at Level 1.

EU-SILC
For data collection - at Level 4.

AES (Adult Education Survey)
For data collection - at Level 2.
For publishing - at Level 1.

European health interview survey (EHIS) - 2008
For data collection - at Level 2.
For data publishing - at Level 1.

Deepest level the classification is used for data publishing for the purposes of Non Financial National accounts; grouping A64 (Supply and Use tables).

4 (b)Please give the names of institutions that use the classification for non-statistical purposes (as opposed to statistical purposes in question 4(a)). Also indicate the kind of use (e.g. tax offices, social security, customs, enterprise register, employment services, work permits etc.)Outside the Statistical Office the Classification of Economic Activities -2008 is used by the government and social partners in the process of negotiating the minimum insurance income (the minimum amount on which the employers is obliged to pay social security contributions of employees).

National Social Security Institute and National Revenue Agency are used classification for social security purposes (minimal social insurance thresholds by branches and professional groups).

4 (c)Please indicate if alternative classifications are used by other institutions of the economy. Are these classifications available and useful for the Statistical Office?There is no alternative classification.
 
Implementation / revision status
5 (a)Please state the date of the official adoption of the classification. If not yet adopted, please indicate the current state (e.g. in development, sent for approval, in printing, ready to be distributed etc.)In force since 01.01.2008, adopted with Order of the President of NSI.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Major Labour market surveys - since 01.01.2008.
European health interview survey (EHIS) - 2008 onwards.
Census 2011 - since 01.02.2011
EU-SILC - 2008 onwards.
AES (Adult Education Survey) - 2011 onwards.
R&D and Innovation statistics - since January 2009
Business surveys - since July 2010
Investment activity - since April 2011
Structural Business Statistics (SBS) - since 01.01.2008
Short-term statistics - since January 2009
Surveys in the transport sector - since 01.01.2008.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?No.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Национална класификация на икономическите дейности (НКИД-2003)
National Classification of Economic Activities (NCEA-2003)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNACE Rev.1.1
5 (f)Please describe the structure of the former classification and indicate the number of items at each level of the classification. (similar to question 2(a))5 levels: Section, Sub-sections, Division, Group, Class

Level 1: 17 sections identified by alphabetical letters A to Q;
Intermediate level: 31 sub-sections identified by two-character alphabetical codes;
Level 2: 62 divisions identified by two-digit numerical codes (01 to 99);
Level 3: 224 groups identified by three-digit numerical codes (01.1 to 99.0);
Level 4: 514 classes identified by four-digit numerical codes (01.11 to 99.00).

5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?In force since 01.01.2003, adopted with Order of the President of NSI.
5 (i)Are statistical data still collected or published according to the former classification? Please indicate if this statistical data is collected or published by the Statistical Office or elsewhere. 
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Yes, national explanatory notes.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Not applicable.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?Not applicable.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?No.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes. PDF, Excel, HTML, CSV.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Yes.
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationBulgarian National Statistical Institute
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiry2 P. Volov str. Sofia 1038, Bulgaria
Tel: +359 2 9857 577
e-mail: Classifications@nsi.bg
Website: http://www.nsi.bg
 
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 14/09/2012