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Country / Area: Ghana

Classification category: Occupation classifications

 
General information
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Additions: Shoe shinning, Porter, Iced Water Sellers, Truck pushers, etc.
 
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
 
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, Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare
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.)Population Census, Labour Statistics
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?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.No
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?No
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNo

Source: UN questionnaire, 01/12/2000