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Štatistická klasifikácia zamestnaní

Country / Area: Slovakia

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)Štatistická klasifikácia zamestnaní (SK ISCO-08)
Classification of occupation (SK ISCO-08)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Slovak, English (up to 4. level)
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes. http://portal.statistics.sk/showdoc.do?docid=1924
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?5 levels
1. 10 groups
2. 43 sub-major groups
3. 131 minor groups
4. 436 groups
5. 2147 units of occupations
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.1 Zákonodarcovia, riadiaci pracovníci
11 Zákonodarcovia, vysokí štátni úradníci a najvyšší predstavitelia podnikov a organizácií
111 Zákonodarcovia, vysokí štátni úradníci
1111 Zákonodarcovia
1111001 Prezident
1111002 Predseda a člen parlamentu
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 International Standard Classification of Occupations, 2008 version and is completely in line with it up to 4. level.
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.There are no deviations.
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.)1/ Labour Force Survey (LFS) – there are two indicators using ISCO-08:
Occupation of the respondent’s main job - coded at 4 digits if possible
Occupation of the respondent’s last job (in case of person who is currently not in employment) - coded at 4 digits if possible

2/ Structure of Earnings Survey (SES) – 4-digit level of ISCO-08:

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.In the LFS data collection, the 4-digit level of ISCO-08 is used. Results are published at national level at 3-digit level as regards occupation of the main job and at 2-digit level concerning occupation of the last job. In SES, the 4-digit level of ISCO-08 is applied both in stage of data collection and data publishing.

Outside the SO SR, the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the SR uses this classification to monitor quarterly development of labour price by occupations.

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, Social Affairs and Family, Social Insurance Agency, Employment offices.
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.)13.12.2011
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.1.1.2012
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)Klasifikácia zamestnaní (KZAM)
Classification of occupation (KZAM)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsStructure is almost the same. There is a small number of changes in the 4th level.
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 levels
1. 10 groups
2. 28 sub-major groups
3. 119 minor groups
4. 507 groups
5. 3707 units of occupations
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?1.1.2012
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)?-
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)Yes. EXCEL, CSV, PDF, XML
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 classificationStatistical office of the SR
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryŠtatistický úrad SR :: Information Services
00421 2 50236 341
00421 2 50236 339
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant-

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/14/2012