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Classificação Portuguesa do Consumo Individual por Objetivo

Country / Area: Portugal

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)Classificação Portuguesa do Consumo Individual por Objetivo (CCIO)
Portuguese classification of individual consumption by purpose
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?This classification is available in Portuguese (structure and explanatory notes) and English (only structure)
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes http://smi.ine.pt/Versao/Detalhes/2158
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?This classification has five levels. Attach a table with the information about each level

LevelDescriptionNumber of categories

2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.
101Food and non-alcoholic beverages
2011Food products (no durable )
30111Cereals, bread and other products from cereals (no durable )
5011111Simple rice
5011112Rice prepared with other products
401112Bread, bakery products and biscuits
5011121Bread without filling (excludes wholebread)
5011122Wholebread without filling
5011123Bread with filling
5011124Rusks (includes from wholebread)
5011125Other products related bread
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.This Classification is based on the International COICOP
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)CCIO’s structure is identical to International COICOP up to the level Class. And has been added, a national detail : Subclass and Category
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.)The data can be reported for international comparison up to the level Class.
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 classification is used for statistical purposes in:
- Household expenditures survey
- National accounts
The level of the classification for data collection and for data publishing depends of the type of statistical purposes.
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?-
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.)This classification was official adopted in 2010.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.The data of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes is 2010
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Yes, according COICOP 5 digits from EUROSTAT
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?Yes
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?No, National Classification, integrates the International COICOP up level Class.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)? 
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes, we have an alphabetic index.
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, CSV, Excel and XML.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Alphabetic index, yes.
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationInstituto Nacional de Estatística (INE)
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryInstituto Nacional de Estatística (INE)
Av. António José de Almeida
1000-043 LISBOA
Public information: phone number: +351 226050748; email: info@ine.pt
website: www.ine.pt
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/13/2012