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Класифікація професій

Country / Area: Ukraine

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)Класифікація професій (КП-2010)
Classifier of Occupations (CO-2010)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Ukrainian
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua
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?CO-2010 has 5 levels: division, sub-division, class, sub-class. group
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.X-division
XX- sub-division
XXX- class
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.CO-2010 was developed on the methodological basis of ISCO-88.
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)Structure of CO-2010 is identical to international standard ISCO-88, to reflect the classification level of work, the level of group (the 5th digit after dot) was added.
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 the level of division and sub-division (for sample surveys).
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.CO-2010 is used to obtain data on distribution of economically active (employed and unemployed) and economically inactive population by occupation group. To collect data, the level of sub-class is used during this survey, the publication of data is made at the level of division (in rare cases taking into account the reliability level, users are given data up to the level of sub-division).
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.)CO-2010 is the national standard to maintain records on the work in labour books of employees. The maintenance and development of CO in Ukraine is made by the Ministry of Social policy of Ukraine.
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?Alternative classifications are not available.
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.)CO-2010 was approved by Decree 327 of July 28, 2010 and took effect since January 1, 2010.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.January 1, 2011.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Amendments to CO-2010 are made in case of the national necessity.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Класифікація професій (КП-2005)
Classifier of Occupations (CO-2005)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsCO-2005 was developed on the methodological basis of ISCO-88.
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))CO-2005 has 5 levels: division, sub-division, class, sub-class, group.
XXXX- sub-class
XXXXX- group
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?This information is not available.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?CO-2005 was implemented on December 26, 2005 by Decree 375
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.CO-2005 is not used to process and publish data.
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Such explanations are not available.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Due to compliance of structure of CO-2010 with stricture of ISCO-88, such tables are not envisaged.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?Alternative classifications are not available.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?At the 5th digit, CO-2010 has items to reflect the classification level of work.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)CO-2010 is available in doc format.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form? 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationThe State Statistics Service of Ukraine
Department for Statistical Methodology
Statistical Classifications Division
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryoffice@ukrstat.gov.ua
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/15/2012