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CLASSIFICATION UNIT

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Definition:
The classification unit is the basic unit to be classified in the classification (e.g. in an activity classification this would be the establishment or enterprise, in an occupational classification it will be the job).

Source Publication:
United Nations Glossary of Classification Terms. Prepared by the Expert Group on International Economic and Social Classifications.

Cross References:
Classification
Observation unit - ISIC Rev. 3
Statistical units – ISIC

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/class/family/glossary_short.asp

Statistical Theme: Classifications

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, April 09, 2013