|United Nations Statistics Division|
Statistical classifications are a key requirement for the production of reliable, comparable and metodologically sound statistics. The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) is the custodian of several international standard classifications that are being maintained and updated to ensure their applicability to current economic, social, environement and other phenomeno that are being measured in international statistics. The international classifications are being used by virtually every country in the world as the basis for their own national classifications.
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