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Country / Area: Slovakia

Classification category: Activity classifications

General information
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.5 levels. The 4th level is identical to NACE. The 5st level follows from a national need, as an addition
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.SO SR Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic
Mileticova 3
824 67 Bratislava 26
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)Head of department clasification
Monika Parimuchova
Mileticova 3
824 67 Bratislava 26
phone: ++421 2 50236 219
e-mail: Monika.Parimuchova@statistics.sk
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.http://www.statistics.sk
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.)January 1st, 1993
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.Revision of the international basic classification NACE
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.In 'RO', in example: Companies Register.
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.)Industry statistics:
- at the 4-digit level: for the weighting system for experimental computation of Industrial Production Index (IPI);
- for the calculation of Main Industrial Groupings (energy related industries, intermediate goods industry, capital goods industries, durable and non-durable consumer goods industries);
- at 2-digit level: for the calculation of production by means of producer price indices
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?The results are published at the level of sections and subsections
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.)Slovakian
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.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)Explanatory notes by NACE Rev. 1.1
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsDetermination of main activities in Companies Register ('RO')
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))EUROSTAT, INSEE-FR
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Users of the classification for non-statistical purposes are all government institutions
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?No
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Branch Classification by Economic Activity
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationNo
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryStatistical branch Classification by Economic Activity Rev. 1.1

Source: UN questionnaire, 4/1/2003