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Эдийн засгийн бүх төрлийн үйл ажиллагааны салбарын ангилал

Country / Area: Mongolia

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)International Standard Industrial Classification 4.0 (ISIC 4.0)-Эдийн засгийн бүх төрлийн үйл ажиллагааны салбарын ангилал,
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?English, Mongolian
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.http://www.nso.mn/v3/index.php?page=menu&m_id=256&s_id=0
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?Division-21, Subdivision-88, Group-238, Class-419, National-510
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.0 Agriculture, forestry and fishing 09 Mining support service activities 099 Support activities for other mining and quarrying, 0990 Support activities for other mining and quarrying, 09901- test drilling and test hole boring.
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Based on International Standard Industrial Classification 4.0
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)The classification structure is identical to the international standard .
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.Same as International Standard Industrial Classification 4.0
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.)We can be reported for international comparison at division level of international standart.
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.This classification is used national level for data collection and division level for data publishing.
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.)General Authority for State Registration, General Department of Taxation
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? 
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.)Apr, 2011.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.For the Household and population census date of used in Nov, 2010
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)International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities, Rev.3.1- Эдийн засгийн бүх төрлийн үйл ажиллагааны ангилал
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsLinked with International Standard Industrial Classification 3.1 (ISIC 3.1).
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))Division-17, Subdivision-60, Group-161, Class-313
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?The former classification implemented in 2003
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.Monthly, quarterly survey Industry, Communication division data still collected or published according to the former classification.
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Yes
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Yes
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?No
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, Excel and PDF, TXT
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 classificationMacro Economics Statistics Department, NSO of Mongolia
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryNational Statistical Office of Mongolia, Government Building III, Baga toiruu -44, Ulaanbaatar -11, Mongolia
Fax : (976-11)-324518, Tel :(976-11)-326414 E-Mail : nso@magicnet.mn,
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/7/2012