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National Classifications


(ÖCPA 2002)

Country / Area: Austria

Classification category: Product 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)-
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?-
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.The six levels of CPA 2002 have been taken over unchanged, and a seventh level (national sub-categories) has been added.
 
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?About 2500
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Yes
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Statistics Austria
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)N. Rainer,
Tel: +43-1-71128-7703
NORBERT.RAINER@STATISTIK.GV.AT
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.-
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.)Reference period of 2002 onwards
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.Changes are only made in concordance with revisions of CPA
 
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.National Accounts. ÖCPA is used to show product data from different sources in a common classification
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.)Statistics on material inputs in manufacturing and construction
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?Material input statistics; production statistics; supply and use tables; input-output tables; foreign trade statistics
 
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.)German
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Yes
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Yes
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Yes (also an alphabetical index of about 27 000 items)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsProblems of interpretation of CPA 2002
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.-
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Systematik der Güter (ÖCPA 1996) (Austrian Classification of Products by Activity, ÖCPA 1996)
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?CPA 1996
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?7
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?2416
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?1 January 1996
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classification-
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryAustrian Classification of Products by Activities (ÖCPA 2002)

Source: UN questionnaire, 01/04/2003