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National Classifications

(KPD 1996)

Country / Area: Croatia

Classification category: Product 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)-
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?- none
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Identical to CPA 1996 on all levels:
Level 1: 17 sections identified by an alphabetical code (A to Q);
intermediate level: 31 sub-sections identified by a two-character alphabetical code;
Level 2: 60 divisions identified by a two-digit numerical code;
Level 3: 221 groups identified by a three-digit numerical code;
Level 4: 490 classes identified by a four-digit numerical code;
Level 5: 947 categories identified by a five-digit numerical code;
Level 6: 2303 sub-categories identified by a six-digit numerical code.
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?2303 at the most detailed level identical to CPA 1996
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.Croatian Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS)
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)Mrs Jasna Pugar, Tel: (+385 1) 4573 669; email: jpugar@dzs.hr; Miss Ana Beljan, Tel: (+385 1) 4806 511; email: beljana@dzs.hr.
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.Central Bureau of Statistics,
Statistical information and Documentation Division (INDOK),
Ilica 3, HR-10002 ZAGREB, CROATIA

Tel.: (+385 1) 4806 115
Fax: (+385 1) 4806 148
E-mail: stat.info@dzs.hr
Web-site: http://www.dzs.hr

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.)KPD 1996 first official adoption was in July 1997 (Official Gazette No 68/97);
Implementation in industrial statistical surveys started in1997 as integral part of Nomenclatures of industrial products and Nomenclatures of selected industrial row materials. The implementation was based on statistical acts: Annual Programme of statistical surveys for the 1997. as well as on statistical act on KPD 1996.
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.Current new version of KPD 2002 as revised version of KPD 1996 was enter into force on 01.01.2003 due to new EU version of CPA 2002. It will be aplicable in all industrial surveys (and publications) from 1.1.2004.
Next KPD 2002 revision is foreseen for 01.01.2007 due to revision of CPA 2002.
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.As central products classification in the statistical surveys which requires data on goods and services (derived classifications). KPD provides a common RH framework for the comparison of statistical data on goods and services of various production surveys i.e. agricultural, forestry and fisheries products, industrial products and inputs, trade services etc; for input-output analysis and other analyses requiring product data
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.)Inside CBS: Industrial Production Statistics surveys; Short-term Industrial statistics surveys; other production surveys: agricultural fisheries, forestry etc; trade statistics
Outside CBS: none

New version KPD 2002 will be implemented in its entirety in statistical surveys starting with 2004

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?Statistical data are published according to the KPD 2002 at the most detailed level only in specific subject metter comprehesive publication i.e. industry monthly report, PRODCOM survey results
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.)Croatian and English
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.yes
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Not relevant (identical to CPA 1996)
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)- yes
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classifications- none
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.-
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)-
Contact information
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryClassification of Products by Activity in the Republic of Croatia (KPD 1996)

Source: UN questionnaire, 10/10/2003