International recommendations for construction statistics / Department of Economic and Social Information, Statistics Division, United Nations.

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INTRODUCTION          1 - 14        1
A.      History of the recommendations      1 - 4         1
B.	Special needs for construction statistics	5	- 7	1
C.	Special features of the construction industry	8	- 9	2
D.	Nature and scope of the recommendations	10	- 14	3

I. THE SCOPE OF CONSTRUCTION STATISTICS	15	- 25

Table I.1. Recommended scope for construction surveys of
different frequencies		7

II.	STATISTICAL UNITS IN CONSTRUCTION SURVEYS	26 - 54	8

	A. Legal entities	28 - 29	8

	B.   Enterprise	30  - 33	9

	C.   Kind-of-activity unit	34  - 38	9

	D.   The local unit	39  - 42	10

	E.   The establishment	43  - 44	11

	F.   Ancillary activities	45  - 46	11

	G.   Other units	47  - 54	12

III.	DESIGNS FOR CONSTRUCTION SURVEYS	55  - 62	14

	Table III.1. Coverage, scope and frequency in a system of
	construction surveys		16

IV.	DATA-COLLECTION GUIDELINES	63 - 67	17

	Table IV.1. Data items, construction establishments		18

	1.      Statistical unit		18
	2.      Employment		18
       	3.	Employee compensation and other labour costs	19
        4.	Other expenditures	19
       	5.	Fixed assets	20
       	6.	Inventory	20
       	7.	Output	21
	8.     Taxes on production and subsidies		22

Table IV.2. Data items, non-construction establishments		23
	1.     Statistical unit		23
	2.     Employment		23
	3.     Construction output		23
Table IV.3. Data items, project/site as unit		24
	1.     Statistical unit		24
	2.     Employment		24
	3.     Construction output		24
Table IV.4. Data items, household survey supplement		25
	1.     Date of beginning of construction work		25
	2.     Expected date of completion of construction		25
	3.     Area/location		25
	4.     Type of project		25
	5.     Expected value of construction when completed		25
	6.     Value of contributions to community projects		25

V.	DATA DEFINITIONS	68 - 156	26
	A. cross-classification items	68 - 70	26
	B.  General definitions	71 -  84	26
	1. Reference period/reporting period	71 -  72	26
	2. Classes of construction	73	27
	3. Valuation	74 -  84	27
	C.  Definition of items in table IV.1	85 -  145	29
	D.  Definition of items in table IV.2	146 -  149	38
	E.  Definition of items in table IV.3	150 -  152	38
	F.  Definition of items in table IV.4	153 -  156	39
Notes			40

References     42
                           Annexes
I.THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AS DEFINED IN THE THIRD REVISION OF THE
  INTERNATIONAL STANDARD iNDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION OF ALL ECONOMIC
  ACTIVITIES (ISIC, Rev.3)	43

II. EXTRACTS FROM SYSTEM OF NATIONAL ACCOUNTS, 1993	45

III. EXTRACT FROM PROVISIONAL CENTRAL PRODUCT CLASSIFICATION (CPC)	49