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Klasifikacija vrsta građevinskih objekata
(KVGO BiH 2005)

Country / Area: Bosnia & Herzegovina

Classification category: Product 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 vrsta građevinskih objekata (KVGO BiH 2005)
Classification of Constructions (CC)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes. URL: http://www.bhas.ba/
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 hierarchical structure, uses the decimal system and includes:
Level 1: 2 Sections (1-digit)
Level 2: 6 Divisions (2-digit);
Level 3: 20 Groups (3-digit) and
Level 4: 46 Classes (4-digit).
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Level 1: 2 Civil engineering works
Level 2: 21 Transport infrastructure
Level 3: 211 Highways, streets and roads
Level 4: 2111 Highways
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Classification of Types of Constructions harmonized with the Eurostat Classification of Types of Constructions (CC).
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 EU / 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 from the international standard.
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.)Annual data can bee provided at the: 2 sections, 6 divisions and 20 groups lebels.For short-term indicators data can bee provided only for 2 sections level.
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.KVGO (CC) classification is used in the following surveys: Quarterly survey on construction activity (section level); Annual survey of construction activity (class level) and in the Quarterly survey on building permits issued (class 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.)No information.
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 information.
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.)The classification was adopted in December of 2005.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.The classification is applied to annual and quarterly surveys of construction activity since 2006, and to quarterly survey on building permits issued since 2013.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Yes, to extand Eurostat Classification of Types Construction (CC) at the class level and prepare more detailed classification for national purporses.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Not applicable.
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNot applicable.
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))Not applicable.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Not applicable.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?Not applicable.
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.Not applicable.
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Yes. Explanatory notes is an integral part of the classification.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Not applicable.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?Not applicable.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Not applicable.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes, in PDFand Excel form.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Not applicable.
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 inquirySarajevo, Zelenih Beretki 26,
Phone: +387 (33) 911 911
Fax: +387 (33) 220 622
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