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National Classifications

Coastal and Non-coastal

Country / Area: Dominica

Classification category: Other 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)Coastal and Non-coastal
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?English
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Not currently
 
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?Class 1, and 2
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Coastal areas classified as 1 and non-coastal areas classified as 2
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.No
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)It is country-specific
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.There seems to be no quantitative description for coastal areas from international standards or definitions.
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.)Not applicable for reporting for international comparison for reasons given in 3(c)
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.Yes when they become available.
 
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.Used for Censuses, Surveys and Disasters Preparedness Programs. It is also used by national planners and policy makers.
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.)Disaster and Environment Offices
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?Not aware of use by any other institution
 
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.)Official adopted in 2001
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Available for use from 2003
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)Not applicable
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNot applicable
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))Not applicable
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Not applicable
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?Not applicable
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.Not applicable
 
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)?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?Yes simple two class coding
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Can be made available
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Can be made available
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationCentral Statistics Office
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryKennedy Avenue, 1 767 266 3400
 
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 15/08/2013