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National Classifications


(NACE Rev.1)

Country / Area: Cyprus

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)-
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?No deviations: The classification is fully harmonised with the international standard.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.The structure is identical to the international standards up to the 4 digits. An additonal level (5 digits) has been added for national purposes.
 
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?-
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.-
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Statistical Service, Ministry of Finance
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)Al. Agathangelou,
Tel: +35722602105,
email: cydsr@cytanet.com.cy
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.)1995
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.The current classification is currently been revised to reflect the changes implemented under NACE.Rev.1.1
 
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.This classification system is used for the classification fo establishments in all statistical surveys conduted by the Statistical Service.
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.)All statistical surveys conducted by the Statistical Service.
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?All statistical surveys conducted by the Statistical Service.
 
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.)Greek/English
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.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)-
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?-
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?ISIC Rev.2
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?-
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?5 digits
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)-
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationAll statistical data before 1995, had been collected and published based on the ISIC Rev.2
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryNACE Rev.1

Source: UN questionnaire, 01/04/2003