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National Classifications


(NSEC)

Country / Area: Oman

Classification category: Activity classifications

 
General information
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?The National Classification is based on the international classification in more details.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.6 digit level
The structure identical to international standard
Two additional levels have been added
No change has been made within the international classification.
 
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?1232
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.Ministry of National Economy
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)Khalid Said Al mudhafar
Kmudhafar@moneoman.gov.om
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.Kmudhafar@moneoman.gov.om
T. +968 24 698829
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.)Not implemented yet
The Classification is to be approved by the Statistics Advisory Committee
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.Not yet planned
 
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.All government agencies should use the classification.
The classification will be used in all economic surveys and publications
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.)The new classification has not been used yet
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 publication will be at the first digit level
 
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
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?-
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)No
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsThe new classification is not used yet
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))Assistance from international organization is needed specially when the classification is to be link with ISIC4
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?All government agencies should use the new proposed classification
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?Each institute used its own classification
However the classification are available but with in- signification use
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.No
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?There were no previous national classification. only ISIC RV3.1 was used
 
Contact information
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryNational Standard Economic Classification

Source: UN questionnaire, 04/09/2005