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Klasifikace služeb neziskových institucí sloužících domácnostem podle účelu

Country / Area: Czech Republic

Classification category: Expenditure 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)Klasifikace služeb neziskových institucí sloužících domácnostem podle účelu (CZ-COPNI), in English “Classification of the Purposes of Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households” (CZ-COPNI)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Czech
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.http://www.czso.cz/csu/klasifik.nsf/i/klasifikace_sluzeb_neziskovych_instituci_slouzicich_domacnostem_%28cz_copni%29
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?1st level – Oddíl (Division) - 9
2nd level – Skupina (Group) - 26
3rd level – Třída (Class) - 30
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.
CodeCzech headingTranslation
03Rekreace a kulturaRecreation and culture
03.1Rekreační a sportovní službyRecreational and sporting services
03.1.0Rekreační a sportovní službyRecreational and sporting services
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.The CZ-COPNI corresponds to the international standard of the Classification of the Purpose of Non-Profit Institution Serving Households (COPNI). There are changes in classes, which are used for national specifics.
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)In some cases, we have more classes, which are used for national specifics.
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.One example might be the following:

Czech heading – CZ-COPNITranslation – CZ-COPNIOrigin heading - COPNI
01 Bydlení01 Housing01 Housing
01.0 Bydlení01.0 Housing01.0 Housing
01.0.1 Společná správa bydlení01.0.1 Communal management of housing01.0.0 Housing
01.0.2 Nájemní vztahy01.0.2 Rental relationships 
01.0.9 Ostatní služby spojené s bydlením01.0.9 Other services related to housing 

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.)Annual National Accounts Department:
Data are reported at level divisions and groups.
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.There is the link to the Classification of the Purpose of Non-Profit Institution Serving Households (COPNI), as stated above.
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.Surveys in NPISH
Business register – the CZ-NACE is used for classification of some specific subjects (specific legal forms mostly in the non-profit sector) – 4th level.
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.) 
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 Czech Statistical Office has no information about such classifications.
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.)January 1, 2004
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Business register – January 1, 2009
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?As the CZ-COPNI follows the international standard, the Czech Statistical Office does not plan any own revision.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given) 
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classifications 
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)) 
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification? 
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented? 
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. 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?The explanatory notes of the European standard has been translated and slightly amended to make it appropriate for the Czech Republic requirements.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Since the CZ-COPNI is equivalent of the COPNI, there is no need for the correspondence table.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?There are no alternative classifications.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?No.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)CZ-COPNI structure – Excel
CZ-COPNI explanatory notes – PDF
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?We have no explanatory notes in electronic form.
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationCzech Statistical Office
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryCzech Statistical Office, Na padesátém 81, 100 82 Praha 10, Czech Republic
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/14/2012