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International Standard Industrial Classification
(ISIC Rev.4)

Country / Area: Niger

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)ISIC Rev-4
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Français
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL. 
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? 
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level. 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe. 
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) 
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.) 
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.Pour le moment, cette classification connaît un début d’utilisation au niveau de l’INS, notamment pour la publication des comptes nationaux.
Toutefois, il est prévu qu’elle sera vulgarisée à l’issue d’un atelier de validation pour que tous les acteurs concernés puissent également l’utiliser.
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.)Il n ‘y a pas pour le moment donc d’autres institutions utilisant cette nouvelle nomenclature en dehors de l’INS
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?Pour l’heure, chaque institution dispose de sa propre nomenclature, malheureusement qui ne permet pas de faire des comparaisons.
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.) 
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Année 2013, mais il faut signaller que les Etats members d’AFRISTAT et de la CEDEAO ont jusqu’à l’année 2015 pour la mise en oeuvre effective de cette nouvelle nomenclature.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Il y a effectivement une version nationale qui est une adaptation par rapport aux nomenclatures régionales, mais qui reste à être validée.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)La précédente classification est une adaptation de la nomenclature d’AFRISTAT NAEMA-NOPEMA qui est elle aussi une adaptation de la CITI, rev3
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classifications 
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? 
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented? 
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.Seul l’Office statistique (Institut National de la Statistique utilisait à des fins de collecte et de publication cette nomenclature.
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) 
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 classificationInstitut National de la Statistique du Niger
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryDirection Générale: 182, Rue de la Sirba BP 13 416 Niamey – Niger
Téléphone : (227) 20 72 35 60/20 72 21 72/73
Fax : (227) 20 72 21 74
http:// www.ins.ne
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevantNon

Source: UN questionnaire, 10/24/2013