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National Classifications

(CIIU, Rev.3)

Country / Area: Guatemala

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)It does not apply.
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?There are no deviations.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.The structure is identical to international standard with 4 digits.
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?452
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.National Institute of Statistics -INE-
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)Marco Antonio Martínez
Tel. 2320970
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.National Institute of Statistics -INE-
calle 9-55 Zona 1, Edificio América

Phone 2300728

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.)Implementation in Population Census data 1994.
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.There is a revision planned for 2004.
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.Used in:
a) Household Survey (INE)
b) National Accounts (Bank of Guatemala)
c) Labor market information system.(Labor Department)
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.)Labour force surveys and Population Census 2002. The publication level varies with the survey . The Census publishes at the 1-digit Industry Group level but data collected in four digits available. the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours. The major employment survey (the Labour Force Survey) publishes with aggregated sector 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?It uses the level section and division for publishing statistical data: labor statistics next census 2002.
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.)In Spanish
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)NO
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsActivities like: repair activities are not detailed. For example: Under division 50.
Code 50: Sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles and personal and household goods.
In my Country there are repair bicycle activities and this classification there is no appear. Category was added to allow more flexibility in this one.
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))The assistance is very important for us. The INE will do next industrial survey on 2005.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Social Security of Guatemala (IGSS)-
Treasury Bureau of Guatemala ( Ministerio de Finanzas Públicas).
User of our product classification.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?Alternative classifications are not used significantly in Guatemala.
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Clasificación Industrial Internacional Uniforme CIIU. Rev.2
The International Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities Rev.2.
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)?Same as in international structure.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?From 01 (Agriculture) to 99 (International Organizations).
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)ISIC rev.2, 3
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Isic rev. 2 was first implemented in 1975.
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationnone

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/8/2003