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National Classifications


(ISCO-88)

Country / Area: Palestine

Classification category: Occupation 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?There is no deviations. We used the same Classifications
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.-
 
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?Third Digit [3- digit]
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.Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
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)TEL: 00972 22406340
FAX: 00972 22406343
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.-
 
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.For all survey (labor force survey)
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.)For all survey
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?Population Censes 1997, Labor Force Survey
 
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.)Arabic and English languages
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
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))
No
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?

The classification is not used by another institutions

5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?No classifications are used by the economy institutions.
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.See question 24 above
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?There are no former classification.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?See question 24 above
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?See question 24 above
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?See question 24 above
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)See question 24 above
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?See question 24 above
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationSee question 24 above
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryInternational Standard Occupational Classification of 1988 Third Digit Level (ISCO-88)

Source: UN questionnaire, 14/07/2004