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Nacionalna klasifikacija djelatnosti

Country / Area: Croatia

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)Nacionalna klasifikacija djelatnosti, 2007. (NKD 2007.)

National Classification of Activities, 2007 (NKD 2007)

1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Croatian and English
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes, only in Croatian.
URL: http://www.dzs.hr/
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?NKD 2007 has four levels. Name and number of categories for each level are as follows:
Level 1: 21 sections
Level 2: 88 divisions
Level 3: 272 groups
Level 4: 615 classes
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Sections are identified by an alphabetical code (A – U)
Divisions are identified by a two-digit numerical code (01 – 99)
Groups are identified by a three-digit numerical code (01.1 – 99.0)
Classes are identified by a four-digit numerical code (01.11 – 99.00)
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.NKD 2007 is based on NACE Rev.2 and it is completely in line with it at all hierarchical levels.
With ISIC rev. 4 NKD 2007 is comparable up to the division level (as NACE Rev. 2).
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)Classification structure of NKD 2007 is identical to the structure of NACE Rev. 2.
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.---
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.)---
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.---
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.The main statistical application of NKD 2007 is in Business Register, Structural Business Statistics, Short Term Statistics, Labour market Statistics and National Accounts. Statistical data are collected at most detailed level (class level) and for data publishing usually section or division level is used. In some subject matter publications data are published also at group and class level (for example PRODCOM survey results).
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.)Main users of NKD 2007 for non-statistical purpose are Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts (craft register), Ministry of finance (tax administration), Financial Agency, Croatian National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of the Interior.
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?No.
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.)NKD 2007 was taken into force on 1 January 2008.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.From 1 January 2008 NKD 2007 is implemented in business register and from 1 January 2009 in all statistical surveys (according to Eurostat implementation plan).
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Depending on revision or update of international standard (NACE) the current version of NKD will be also revised or updated.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Nacionalna klasifikacija djelatnosti 2002. (NKD 2002.)

National Classification of Activities 2002 (NKD 2002)

5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNKD 2002 was based on NACE Rev. 1.1 but it is more disaggregated than NACE. The most detailed level of NKD 2002 (subclass level) represents the national level. The fourth level of NACE Rev. 1.1 is subdivided in NKD 2002 according to national requirements.

With ISIC Rev. 3.1 NKD 2002 is comparable up to the division level (as NACE Rev. 1.1)

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))Structure of NKD 2002:
Level 1: 17 sections identified by an alphabetical code (A to Q)
Intermediate level: 31 subsections identified by a two-character alphabetical code (AA – QA)
Level 2: 62 divisions identified by a two-digit numerical code (01 - 99)
Level 3: 224 groups identified by a three-digit numerical code (01.1 – 99.0)
Level 4: 514 classes identified by a four-digit numerical code (01.11 – 99.00)
Level 5: 585 subclasses identified by a five-digit numerical code (01.11.0 to 99.00.0)
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?It was implemented in statistical surveys on 1 January 2004.
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?Yes, explanatory notes and methodology.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?NKD 2007 is identical to NACE Rev. 2.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?---
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes, in PDF, Excel, TXT, DOC.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Yes.
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationCroatian Bureau of Statistics
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryCROATIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS
Information, Services and Publications Directorate
Information Department

Frane Petrića 2 (mezzanine)
10 000 ZAGREB

Tel.: (+385 1) 4806-154 and (+385 1) 4806-138
Fax: (+385 1) 4806-148

Web site: http://www.dzs.hr
E-mail: stat.info@dzs.hr

Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant---

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/12/2012