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Clasificación Industrial Internacional Uniforme rev. 4
(CIIU Rev.4)

Country / Area: Uruguay

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)Clasificación Industrial Internacional Uniforme rev. 4
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Español
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.http://www.ine.gub.uy/biblioteca/CIIU4/Estructura%20CIIU4.pdf
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?1. Sección
2. División
3. Grupo
4. Clase
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.1. C Industrias Manufactureras
2. 10 Elaboración de productos alimenticios
3. 106 Elaboración de productos de molinería, almidones y productos derivados del almidón.
4. 1061 Elaboración de productos de molinería.
5. 1061.1 Elaboración de productos de molinería de arroz y elaboración de aceite de arroz
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Sí, basado en CIIU rev.4 con un 5to dígito para la adpatación nacional
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)La estructura es identica a la internacional
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.No existen, se agrega 5to dígito para adaptación nacional
Ejemplo: 3290 1 Fabricación de escobas, cepillos, plumeros y pinceles
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.)2 dígitos
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.Sí, existe correspondencia con clasificador internacional
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.Encuesta Continua de Hogares
Encuesta Anual de Actividad Economica
Encuestas Económicas Coyunturales (en implemnetación)
Censo de Población, Hogares y Viviendas
Censo Universitario
Cuentas Nacionales
Estadísticas Agropecuarias
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.)Banco de Previsión Social
Dirección General Impositiva
Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social
Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas
Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Mineria
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 existen
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.)2008
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.En encuestas coyunturales se encuentra en implementación
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)Clasificación Industrial Internacional Uniforme adaptada a Uruguay rev.3 (ISIC rev.3)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsExistía correspondencia
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))Categoría
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Sí existen
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?1996
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.Sí en las encuestas coyunturales
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?No procede
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?No existe
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Sí, en formato Excel y PDF
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 classificationInstituto Nacional de Estadítica
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryRío Negro 1520, Montevideo, Uruguay
Tel. 598 29027303
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 6/13/2013