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National Classifications

والمنتجات للأنشطة الجزائريّة المدوّنة
(NAP 2000)

Country / Area: Algeria

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)Algerian Classification of Activities and Products (NAP2000) - والمنتجات للأنشطة الجزائريّة المدوّنة
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?ARABIC and FRENCH
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.http://www.ons.dz/La-nomenclature-algerienne-des.html
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?6 Levels: Sections (17), Divisions (60), Groups (240), Classes (559), Categories and Sub Categories.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Section A AGRICULTURE, CHASSE, SYLVICULTURE
Group 01.1 Culture
Class 01.11 Culture de céréales
Category 01.11.0 Céréales
Sub category 01.11.01 Blé dur
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Yes, the reference is the "NACE Rév1" European Classification of Economic Activities
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
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. 
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.)Group
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.The classification is used in surveys inside the statistical office, and for data collection outside the office.
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.)Social security, Business register for professional uses
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?Alternative classifications, such as the one used by the Business, register are available. They are however useful only for registry comparaison purposes.
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.)September 2002
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.2000
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Yes
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Algerian Classification of Activities and Products (NAP80) - 80 والمنتجات للأنشطة الجزائريّة المدوّنة
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNo link
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))4 Levels: Sectors (NSA:22), Branches (NAPR:99), Activities (NAP:614), Products (NAP:2027).
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?1980
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)?Yes
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, 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 classificationNational Office of Statistics
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryRue Mohamed Belkacemi -Oued Kniss- Ruisseau- Algiers - ALGERIA
Tel : (213) 21- 77-78-38 / (213) 21-63-99-74
Fax : (213) 21-77-78-30
e-mail : ons@ons.dz / stat@ons.dz
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevantThe National Office of Statistics is about to adopt the latest revised nomenclature based on international reviews.

Source: UN questionnaire, 10/24/2013