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National Classifications

Nomenclature Marocaine d'Activites
(NMA 2010)

Country / Area: Morocco

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)NOMENCLATURE MAROCAINE D'ACTIVITES 2010 (NMA 2010)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?En arabe et en français
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Oui. l'URL: http://www.hcp.ma/downloads/Nomenclatures_t11890.html
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?21 sections, 88 branches, 274 sous branches et 650 activités
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Des lettres de A à U pour les sections, 2 positions pour les branches, 3 positions pour les sous-branches et 4 positions pour les activités.
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Oui, avec la CITI rév. 4 et la NACE rév. 2
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)La structure au niveau des sections et des branches est la même que celles des nomenclatures internationales; les sous-branches et les activités reflètent les spécificités nationales.
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.Les différences entre la CTI rév.4 et la NMA 2010 résident uniquement au niveau des ramifications sous branches et activités qui spécifient les activités nationales spécifiques au tissu économique national.
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.)Au niveau des branches et des sections.
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.La classification NAM 2010 est utilisées au niveau des enquêtes et recensements, et le niveau utilisé est celui le plus fin, c'est-à-dire au niveau activités (4 positions).
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.)Registre du commerce, la Sécurité sociale, les services des impôts
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.)Septembre 2012
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.En 2010, au niveau du répertoire d'entreprises détenu par la Direction de la statistique relevant du Haut Commissariat au Plan.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Oui
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)NOMENCLATURE MAROCAINE D'ACTIVITES 1999 (NMA 1999)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsCITI rév.3.1
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))17 Sections allant de A à Q, 59 branches avec deux positions, les mêmes que la CITI rév.3.1; 223 sous-branches et 586 activités qui reflètent les spécificités économiques du pays
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Oui
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?1999
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.Oui et c'est toujours la Direction de la Statistique et de la comptabilité Nationale qui se chargent de collecter des données et de les diffuser selon la NMA 1999.
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Oui
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Oui, au niveau des sections et des branches
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?Oui avec celles de la NOMANCLATURE DES PRODUITS
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?C'est celui des sous-branches et des activités
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)PDF
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Oui; mais ne sont pas diffusées au niveau du site du Haut Commissariat au Plan cité précédemment.
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationDirection de la Statistique, Division du recensement économique et des enquêtes auprès des établissements
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryhttp://www.hcp.ma/downloads/Nomenclatures_t11890.html; jrahali@statistic.gov.ma;
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 18/09/2013