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Класифікація індивідуального споживання за цілями

Country / Area: Ukraine

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)Класифікація індивідуального споживання за цілями (КІСЦ-2007)
Classification of Individual Consumption by Purpose (COICOP-2007)
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?COICOP-2007 has 4 levels: division, group, class. category
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.XX- division
XX.X- group
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.COICOP-2007 is analogue of COICOP-HBS (2003)
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 COICOP-2007 is fully identical to international standard COICO-HBS (2003).
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.Such deviations are not available
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.)Statistical data at any level of development fully comply with standard COICOP-HBS (2003).
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.-
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.)COICOP-2007 was approved by Decree 480 of December 29, 2007.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.COICOP-2007 took effect on January 1, 2008.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Amendments to or revision of COICOP-2007 are made after making changes to COICOP-HBS (2003).
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Prior to adoption of COICOP in 2007, for the purposes of statistics, the lists of goods were used which were developed separately for each survey,
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?The explanations to COICOP-2007 were developed on the basis of COICOP-HBS (2003
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Due to full compliance of COICOP-2007 and COICOP-HBS (2003), such tables are not available.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?-
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?COICOP-2007 does not have items for the national level.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)COICOP-2007 and explanations to it are 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