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Country / Area: Hungary

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.Identical to NACE at all levels
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?503
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.In general they are the same. No need
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
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)Marta Gyorgyi Ronai
Tel.: (36-1) 345-6489
E-mail: marta.ronai@office.ksh.hu
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.Márta Györgyi Rónai
Tel.: (36-1) 345-6489
E-mail: marta.ronai@office.ksh.hu

Hungarian Central Statistical Office
Budgetary and Administration Department
1525 Budapest PF. 51.

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, 1991 at 2 digit level
January 1st, 1998; at all levels: TEÁOR’98
Updated August 1st, 2002: TEÁOR’03

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.2007 according to the international revision programme
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.It is generally used for statistics and there are many users outside the HCSO, e.g. tax office, registry court, other fields of 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.)All data of the economic-statistics
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?Most economic-statistical data
NA Production Accounts are published at 2 digit level
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.)Hungarian
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?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)Fully harmonized
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsProblems of implementing new classifications ( “Janus”-year, time-series, register, reclassification of enterprises in relation with data-collection
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))Classification problems, common methodology
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Tax and Financial Control Administration, benefits for agriculture, registration
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?A Gazdasági Tevékenységek Egységes Ágazati Osztályozási Rendszere 1998 (TEÁOR’98)
Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities’98
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?ISIC Rev.3/ NACE Rev.1
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?4
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?509
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?January 1st, 1998;
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationNo one.
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryStandard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities 2003.

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/17/2004