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Štatistická klasifikácia ekonomických činností
(SK NACE Rev.2)

Country / Area: Slovakia

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)Štatistická klasifikácia ekonomických činností (SK NACE Rev. 2)
Statistical Classification of Economic Activities (SK NACE Rev. 2)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Slovak, English
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes
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. Section – 21 categories
2. Division – 88 categories
3. Group – 272 categories
4. Class – 615 categories
5. Subclass – 646 categories
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.
1APoľnohospodárstvo, lesníctvo a rybolov
201Pestovanie plodín a chov zvierat, poľovníctvo a služby s tým súvisiace
301.1Pestovanie netrvácnych plodín
401.11Pestovanie obilnín (okrem ryže), strukovín a olejnatých semien
501.11.0Pestovanie obilnín (okrem ryže), strukovín a olejnatých semien
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 Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community, Rev. 2. 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.)The most common breakdown of statistical variables in enterprise surveys is the breakdown according to the enterprise main activity which corresponds to the 4-digit level of Nace Rev.2. However, data reporting depends on the EU requirements in particular branch statistics regarding to the confidentiality treatment.
Transmission Programme under the ESA95
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 business register the information about enterprise main activity is accessible, therefore all collected enterprise data can be classied according to the 4-digit level of Nace Rev.2. Dissemination of data differs with regard to the EU requirements for particular branch statistics. At the national level the data are disseminated mostly at the level of sections and divisions of activity classification.
Producer Prices
Sectoral accounts, IOT
collection – at 4-digits
publishing – at 3-digits
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 Finance of the Slovak Republic, Tax offices, Trade register, Social Insurance Agency, Ministry of agriculture and rural development, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Environment, Národná banka Slovenska
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.)18. 6. 2007
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.1. 1. 2008
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)Štatistická odvetvová klasifikácia ekonomických činností, Rev. 1.1, (OKEČ Rev. 1.1)
Statistical Classification of Economic Activities, Rev. 1.1, (OKEČ Rev. 1.1)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsThis classification is based on Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community, Rev. 1.1 and is completely in line with it up to 4. 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. 17 sections
2. 62 divisions
3. 224 groups
4. 514 classes
5. 587 sub-classes
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?1.1. 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.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, 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 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