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การจัดประเภทมาตรฐานอุตสาหกรรม (ประเทศไทย)
(TSIC 2009)

Country / Area: Thailand

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)การจัดประเภทมาตรฐานอุตสาหกรรม (ประเทศไทย) ปี 2552. Thailand Standard Industrial Classification. (TSIC 2009)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Thai language
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.www.doe.go.th/vgnew
 
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?The names given to the categories at the different levels in TSIC 2009. The tabulation categories, identified by letters, are called “sections”, the 2‑digit level “divisions”, the 3‑digit level “groups”, the 4‑digit level “classes”, the 5-digit level “Industry”. While the sections are assigned capital letters, the Arabic numbers assigned to a given category of the TSIC may be read as follows: the first and second digits, taken together, indicate the division in which the category is included; the first three digits identify the group; the first four digits identify the class; and all five digits indicate the industry. TSIC now comprises 21 sections, which are then further subdivided into a total of 88 divisions, 243 groups, 441 classes and 1,091 industry.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Structure and coding system of the classification

Section A Agriculture, forestry and fishing

DivisionGroupClassindustryDescription
01   Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities
 011  Growing of non-perennial crops
  0111 Growing of cereals (except rice), leguminous crops and oil seeds
   01111Growing of maize

 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.The Thailand Standard Industrial Classification : TSIC 2009 is a new version which was revised by the Department of Employment, using the 2008 revision of the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities : ISIC Rev.4 and ASEAN Common Industrial Classification ; ACIC and East Asia Expert Meeting on Manufacturing Statistic ; EAMS integrated together.
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 Thailand Standard Industrial Classification: TSIC 2009 is identical to the 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.The TSIC 2009 is adopted the ISIC Rev.4 structure, methodology and application rules , the ACIC structure at 3- digit level in whole sector ,and the EAMS at 4-digit level in manufacturing sector. The difference between TSIC 2009 and ISIC Rev.4 is only the number of level structure of TSIC 2009, which are 5 levels.
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.)According to the ACIC agreement, we have to report the data for international comparison at 3- digit level.
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.-
 
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 Thailand Standard Industrial Classification 2009 has been used for many purposes i.e., for census –Population and Housing Census 2010 and Business and Industrial Census 2011, and for surveys –Labor Force Survey, Socio Economic Survey, etc.
Most of classification level is used for data collection is 5- digit level. For data publishing, the level of classification is used at 2, 3, 4 and 5- digit level up to the purpose of project , size of sample, and budget.
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.)Department of Employment, employment services, work permits
Social Security Office
National Statistical Office Thailand
Department of Business Development, Ministry of Commerce
Department of industrial works, Ministry of Industrial
Department of Primary industrial and Mines, Ministry of Industrial
Bank of Thailand
Department of Revenue
National Economic and Social Development Board
Ministry of Information Communication and Technology
Etc.
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?-
 
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 2009
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.In 2009
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?-
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)การจัดประเภทมาตรฐานอุตสาหกรรม (ประเทศไทย) ปี 2544. Thailand Standard Industrial classification (TSIC-2001)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsThe Thailand Standard Industrial Classification : TSIC 2001 is an old version which was revised by the Department of Employment, using the 1989 revision of the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities : ISIC Rev.3 integrated together.
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))The names given to the categories at the different levels in the TSIC 2001. The tabulation categories, identified by letters, are called “sections”, the 2‑digit level “divisions”, the 3‑digit level “groups”, the 4‑digit level “classes”, the 5-digit level “Industry”. While the sections are assigned capital letters, the Arabic numbers assigned to a given category of the TSIC may be read as follows: the first and second digits, taken together, indicate the division in which the category is included; the first three digits identify the group; the first four digits identify the class; and all five digits indicate the industry. The TSIC now comprises 17 sections, which are then further subdivided into a total of 60 divisions, 159 groups, 295 classes and 551 industry.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?
20092001
21 sectionsthe sections are assigned capital letters, A-U17 sectionsthe sections are assigned capital letters, A-Q
88 divisionsThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-260 divisionsThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-2
243 groupsThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-3159 groupsThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-3
441 classesThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-4295 classesThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-4
1,091 industryThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-5551 industryThe divisions are assigned Arabic number, 1-5
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?In 2001
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.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Yes.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?-
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)PDF and word 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 classificationThe Department of Employment, Ministry of labor THAILAND
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryEmployment Promotion Divisions, the Department of Employment, Ministry of labor THAILAND. Dindaeng, Mitmaitree Road Bangkok 10400 www.doe.go.th/vgnew
 
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 01/09/2012