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Country / Area: Ghana

Classification category: Activity classifications

 
General information
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Activities like local brew of alcoholic beverages, repair activities, and Head offices of some institutions.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Same as in international structure
 
Classification structure
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.No
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Ghana Statistical Service
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.)1987
 
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.Ghana 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.)Industrial Statistics, Labour Statistics, Census
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?Industrial and Labour 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.)English
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?No
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 classificationsNo
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))Yes. The conversion from Rev. 3 to the latest version does not exist in the Statistical Service for use.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Ghana Statistical Service, Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare.
 
Supporting documents
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?From 11 (Agriculture) to 96 (International Organizations)
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)No
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationIndustrial and Labour Statistics

Source: UN questionnaire, 01/12/2000