Presentation on theme: "1 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Implementation of ISIC and CPC in Statistics South Africa Executive Manager: Mr. Thema M.R.H. (Harry) UN Workshop."— Presentation transcript:
1 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Implementation of ISIC and CPC in Statistics South Africa Executive Manager: Mr. Thema M.R.H. (Harry) UN Workshop on International Economic and Social Classifications Addis Ababa, Ethopia 3-6 November 2008
2 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Presentation outline Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) overview Classifications background SIC and CPC status Classifications challenges Way forward and conclusion General SIC division information
3 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Population Income and consumption Labor Market statistics Poverty (Living Conditions) Education Health Housing and infrastructure Environment Welfare Family Tourism and migration National accounts Prices Stats CPI, PPI QES Industry and Trade 8 economic sectors Agriculture, Mining Manufacturing, etc Financial Stats AFS QFS Gov stats Development Indices Coordination (NSS) Pop and Social StatisticsEconomic Statistics Economic developmentSocial development Geographic frameBusiness frame Business Register and Population register/Census Stats SA: Business Overview
4 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Classifications in Stats SA Classification and standards implemented in Stats SA ISIC (SIC) COICOP SITC CPC ICD 10 SASCO SNA 93, etc
5 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics SIC and CPC background The Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (SIC 5 th edition) -based upon the International Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (ISIC ver 3) with suitable adaptations for local conditions. (6 th edition based on Ver. 3.1 not implemented) The SIC was designed for the following: - To classify according to kind of economic activity and - Provide a standardised framework for: Collection, Tabulation, Analysis, and Presentation of statistical data on establishments - To promote uniformity and comparability of statistics compiled from different sources The CPC ver 1.1 was adopted as it was.
6 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics LIST OF MAJOR DIVISIONS 1.AGRICULTURAL, HUNTING, FORESTRY AND FISHING 2.MINING AND QUARRYING 3.MANUFACTURING 4.ELECTRICITY, GAS AND WATER SUPPLY 5.CONSTRUCTION 6.WHOLESALE TRADE, RETAIL TRADE, MOTOR TRADE AND ACCOMMODATION 7.TRANSPORT 8.FINANCIAL SERVICES, INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS SERVICES 9.COMMUNITY, SOCIAL AND PERSONAL SERVICES
7 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics SIC (ISIC) status SIC adopted and extended to the 5 th level Business register for enterprise profiling, with regular updates from SARS Based on turnover, size groups Changes to the main activity done by the BR Survey areas feed info on the SMS Samples and publications on a 3 digit level Received the electronic copy for Rev 4, in Aug 2008
8 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics CPC status Coding was done for the previous LSS Implemented in the PPI as from January 2008, for low level index compilation Same products codes to be used for any other survey areas (CPC Product Frame) Links with other systems
9 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Classifications challenges Change of main activity Misclassifications Terminology, i.e. changing of the wording/phrases Further breakdown of the ISIC and CPC CPC’s group classification –E.g. Basic Metal (Ferrous and non-ferrous to Basic iron and steel, Rolled drawn and folded products and other Non-ferrous articles) Limitations in terms of missing products
10 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Way forward and conclusion Currently reviewing ISIC 4 and CPC 2 Integrated plan from all divisions and stakeholders Review of the historical time series SADC to start planning for the regional implementation Assistance in terms of the CPC services
11 Preferred Supplier of Quality Statistics Questions?