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National Classifications

Country / Area: Uganda

Classification category: Activity 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)N/A
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Deviations are in the classification of the following activities:
IndustryDomestic codeInternational code
Coffee Processing15301531
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes, the structure is identical to the international standard.
 
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?292 Classes
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.Uganda 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)Seth Mayinza/Inelda Atai
Tel.: 256-41-320165
Email: ubos@infocom.co.ug
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.Uganda Bureau of Statistics
P.O. Box 13
Entebbe
Uganda

Tel.: 256-41-320165
Email: ubos@infocom.co.ug

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.)1990
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.As soon as there is a revision of the international basis classification
 
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.- Censuses of Business Establishment
- Monthly surveys of industry statistics
- There are no users outside the statistics office
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.)- Annual Reports
- Index of Industrial Production Reports
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?Report of the 1989 census of Business Establishments
 
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.Not readily available but can be arranged if requested.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?As in 17
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 classificationsNone
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))Will be communicated at a later date.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?None that I know of.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?Harmonized system by the trade statistics section
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?ISIC Rev. 2
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Virtually the same as the International classifications apart from few changes
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?Same levels as the International Standard at that time.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?59
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)No
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?From 1969
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationNone

Source: UN questionnaire, 01/12/2000