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Country / Area: Czech Republic

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)---
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?---
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.The 4-digit structure is the same.
The national version is more detailed due to the 5th digit.
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?663 items
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.Český statistický úřad / Czech Statistical Office
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)Mgr. Jaroslava Fabianková
Phone: +420 274 052 131
E-mail: fabiankova@gw.czso.cz
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: fabiankova@gw.czso.cz
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.)1st January 2003
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.No
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.Internal users - national accounts, household accounts etc.
External users use it too.
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 Czech
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?---
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 classificationsProblems with classification of some activities.
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 – Methodology and implementation
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?We do not know.
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?Odvětvová klasifikace ekonomických činností (OKEČ)
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Linked to NACE Rev. 1
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?5 digits
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?660 items
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?1993
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classification---
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryBranches Classification of Economic Activities (OKEČ)

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/17/2004