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Country / Area: Liechtenstein

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)See questionnaire of Switzerland
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?See questionnaire of Switzerland
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.See questionnaire of Switzerland
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?See questionnaire of Switzerland
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.See questionnaire of Switzerland
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.See questionnaire of Switzerland
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)See questionnaire of Switzerland
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.E-mail: info.statistik@avw.llv.li
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.)See questionnaire of Switzerland
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.See questionnaire of Switzerland
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.Statistic on population
Statistic on jobs and occupation

Population Census
The classification is used by the the Bussiness Register Department of our Bureau.
The classification is also used by Immigration and Passport Office, Tax office, Bureau of Trade and Industry, Law

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.)Statistic on population
Statistic on jobs and occupation
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?Statistic on population
Statistic on jobs and occupation
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.)See questionnaire of Switzerland
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.See questionnaire of Switzerland
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?See questionnaire of Switzerland
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)See questionnaire of Switzerland
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsSee questionnaire of Switzerland
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))See questionnaire of Switzerland
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Tax offices
Bureau of Trade and Industry
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?The classifications are not available and not useful for the Statistical Office
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?See questionnaire of Switzerland
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?See questionnaire of Switzerland
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?See questionnaire of Switzerland
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?See questionnaire of Switzerland
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)See questionnaire of Switzerland
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?See questionnaire of Switzerland
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationNew publications are according the latest classification
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquirySee questionnaire of Switzerland

Source: UN questionnaire, 7/8/2004