Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Methods, Classifications, Concepts & Standards
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service

International Classifications

A range of international classifications are used by the ABS in a variety of ways. Listed below are the international classifications used.

If you would like to find out what a classification is, click on Find out more about Classifications. If you would like to see Australian classifications, click on View all Classifications.


Acronym Title Organisation
 
COFOG Classification of the Functions of Government United Nations Statistics Division
COICOP Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose United Nations Statistics Division
COPNI Classification of the Purposes of Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households United Nations Statistics Division
COPP Classification of the Outlays of Producers According to Purpose United Nations Statistics Division
CPC Central Product Classification United Nations Statistics Division
ISIC International Standard Industrial Classification United Nations Statistics Division
NAICS North American Industry Classification System United States Census Bureau
SITC Standard International Trade Classification United Nations Statistics Division
ISCO International Standard Classification of Occupation International Labour Organisation
CEPA Classification of Environment Protection Activities Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development
NAICS North American Industry Classification System United States Census Bureau
ISCED International Standard Classification of Education UNESCO Institute of Statistics
< < Previous Page  of   Next > >  of  rows match filter(s)

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014
Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.