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Clasificarea Ocupatiilor din Romania

Country / Area: Romania

Classification category: Occupation 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)Clasificarea Ocupatiilor din Romania – COR (Classification of Occupations from Romania – COR)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Romanian language
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes (http://www.mmuncii.ro/ro/c-o-r-664-view.html)
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?Major Groups: 9 (without Major Group 0 “Armed Forces Occupations”)
Sub-major Groups: 43
Minor Groups: 130
Unit Groups: 436
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.2 Specialişti în diverse domenii de activitate
21 Specialişti în domeniul ştiinţei şi ingineriei

211 Specialişti în fizică şi ştiinţa pământului

2111 Fizicieni şi astronomi
2112 Meteorologi
2113 Chimişti
2114 Geologi şi geofizicieni

Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.1:1 link to ISCO 08
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 entities from COR (until to the unit groups level) ensure an 1:1 ratio with those from ISCO 08
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.)At 4 digits level
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.“S2” – Salary in October (national survey), at 4 digits level
Net earnings (4 digits level)
Job Vacancy Statistics (Major group 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.)Ministry Of Labour, Family and Social Protection
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 alternative 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 1st 2011
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.January 1st 2011
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)Clasificarea Ocupatiilor din Romania – COR (Classification of Occupations from Romania – COR)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsThe former COR was based on ISCO 88 COM
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))Major Groups: 9 (without Major Group 0 “Armed Forces Occupations”)
Sub-major Groups: 27
Minor Groups: 125
Unit Groups: 414
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?December 1st 1995 (according to the Order No.138/1949 from May 9th 1995, published in the Romanian Official Journal No. 272 from November 23rd 1995)
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
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 (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 classificationMinistry Of Labour, Family and Social Protection
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryAddress: 2–4 Dem I. Dobrescu, Sector 1, Bucharest
Tel: +40 21 313 62 67; +40 21 311 02 02
E-mail: relatiicupublicul@mmuncii.ro; dgfm@mmuncii.ro
Website: www.mmuncii.ro
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevantNo any other relevant information

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/5/2012