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National Classifications

Fiji Standard Industrial Classification
(FSIC 2010)

Country / Area: Fiji

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)Fiji Standard Industrial Classification 2010
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?English
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.No
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 economic activity are divided in a hierarchial, 5 level structure of mutually exclusive categories. The categories at the highest level are called 'sections', which are alphabetically coded. The classification is then organized into successively more detailed categories, which are numerically coded: Two Digit divisions; three-digit groups; four digit classes and, at the greatest level of detail, five digit sub-classes.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.
One Digit are SectionsCManufacturing
Three Digit are Groups101Processing and preserving of meat
Four Digit are Class1010Processing and preserving of meat
Five Digit are Sub Class10101Processing and preserving of poultry
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Based on ISIC Rev 4.
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)There are instances when categories are either expanded or contracted, depending on the economic situation in Fiji.
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.FSIC 2010 can be easily converted to ISIC Rev 4, since the categories at most detailed level of FSIC 2010, i.e. 5 digit level knwn as sub-class, are subdivisions of the most detailed level of ISIC Rev 4, i.e. 4-digit level known as class.
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 4-digit level known as class in ISIC Rev 4.
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.N/A
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.Surveys
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.)Tax Office
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?N/A
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.)ISIC Rev 4 Adopted in 2010.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Since 2008
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Not for now.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Fiji Standard Industrial Classification 2004.
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsISIC REv 3 for FSIC 2004 and ISIC Rev 4 for FSIC 2010
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?yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?2004
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, The Statistical Office collect and publishes
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)? 
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist? 
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)PDF
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 classificationFiji Bureau Of Statistics
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryPO Box 2221
Government Buildings
Ph #: [679] 3315 822
Fax #: [679] 3303 656
E-mail: info@statsfiji.gov.fj
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/5/2013