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Klasifikacija djelatnosti Bosne i Hercegovine
(KD BIH 2010)

Country / Area: Bosnia & Herzegovina

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)Klasifikacija djelatnosti Bosne i Hercegovine 2010 (KD BIH 2010)
Classification of Activities of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2010
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian language.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes
Bosnian: http://dissemination.bhas.ba/classifications/kdbih.aspx?l=b
Croatian: http://dissemination.bhas.ba/classifications/kdbih.aspx?l=h
Serbian: http://dissemination.bhas.ba/classifications/kdbih.aspx?l=s
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?The classification has 4 levels:
Level 1: 21 sections
Level 2: 88 divisions
Level 3: 272 groups
Level 4: 615 classes
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Section: F
Division: 41
Group: 41.1
Class: 41.10
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Yes, KD BIH 2010 is completely based on NACE Rev. 2, Statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community.
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)Yes, the classification structure of KD BIH 2010 is identical to the structure of NACE Rev.2.
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 deviation.
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.)Data can be reported for international comparison at the level of section and division.
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.This classification is used in Business Register and for all statistical surveys who have enterprises as reporting units.
User outside of the Statistical Office is Central Bank of BiH.
Statistical data are collected at the class level. Statistical data are published usually at the section or division level.
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.)The classification is used in the court/business register for identification of activities of legal and local legal units. It is used for different administrative and commercial uses (tax authorithy, different ministries, commercial banks, different chambers, enterprises, etc.)
The main institutions that use the classification for non-statistical purposes are Ministry of Finance, Indirect Taxation Authority, Tax authorithy, Pension and Disability Insurance Institute, 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?No
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.)KD BiH 2010 was adopted in June 2010.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.KD BIH 2010 is used from 1 January 2011.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?No. KD BIH 2010 will be revised or updated depending on revision or update of NACE Rev 2.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Klasifikacija djelatnosti Bosne i Hercegovine (KD BIH)
Classification of Activities of Bosnia and Herzegovina
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsKD BIH is based on NACE Rev. 1.1, Statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community.
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))The classification has 5 levels:

Level 1: 17 sections
Intermediate level : 31 subsections
Level 2: 62 divisions
Level 3: 224 groups
Level 4: 514 classes
Level 5: 625 subclasses

5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?Started in 2006
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?Yes
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
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 classificationAgency for statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryAgency for statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Zelenih beretki 26
71 000, Sarajevo
Bosna i Hercegovina

Phone: +387 33 911 911
Fax: +387 33 220 622
E-mail: bhas@bhas.ba
Web: www.bhas.ba

Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 8/23/2013