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National Classifications


(CNO-94)

Country / Area: Spain

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?Every level of the international classification can be re-constructed using the national categories.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.CNO enlarged the number of categories in every level of ISCO-88, and also included an additional level (one alphabetic digit) between 1 and 2 numerical digits levels.
 
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?482
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.INE.
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)Mr. Francisco Hernández,
Phone: +34 91 583 94 87
E-mail: nomenclaturas@ine.es
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.e-mail: nomenclaturas@ine.es
website: http://www.ine.es [Clasificaciones, Ayudacod]
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.)It was implemented in 1-January-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.If a revision process for ISCO-88 is opened at international level, Spain will be involved in it.
 
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.Labour Force Survey, Census of Population and the Employment Office of Spain use this 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.)-
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?The mainly used level is the 2 digits one.
See http://www.ine.es
 
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.)Spanish.
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 classificationsWe have had just the usual problems affecting any classification, which worse reflects the reality along time.
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))If this classification is revised at the international level, we will be glad of sharing experiences.
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?Clasificación Nacional de Ocupaciones, 1979
National Classification of Occupations, 1979
(CNO-79)
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?ISCO-68
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?-
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?-
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?1979
 
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 inquiryNational Classification of Occupations, 1988

Source: UN questionnaire, 28/09/2004