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National Classifications

Основни производствени групировки
(MIGS)

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)Основни производствени групировки
Main Industrial Groupings (MIGS)
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. 
 
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?Level 1 - 5 (NACE.BG-2008 activities are allocated to five main industrial groupings: Intermediate goods; Energy; Capital goods, Consumer durables, Consumer non-durables);
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Level 1: A01
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Based on Main Industrial Groupings, 2009 (MIGs 2009), COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No. 656/2007 of 14 June 2007
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 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.)The information is reported at the level of 5 Main Industrial Groupings (MIGs):
- Intermediate goods
- Energy
- Capital goods
- Consumer durables
- Consumer non-durables
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.Short-term statistics: Short-term indicators in industry - Industrial production indexes; Industrial turnover indexes (total, domestic and non-domestic market); Industrial new orders indexes (total, domestic and non-domestic market); Produces price indexes (total, domestic and non-domestic market) are calculated and published at MIGs level.
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.)No information.
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?No information.
 
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.)MIGs was adopted as a national classification on 11th of December 2008.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.MIGs has been used as a national classification for statistical purposes since 2009.
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) 
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classifications 
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 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification? 
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented? 
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.No.
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?No.
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?Not applicable.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)MIGs is available in Excel format.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form? 
 
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