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National Classification of Occupations, 2015

The National Classification of Occupations is a national standard and instrument used in collecting, recording, processing, analyzing and publishing relevant data important for monitoring the changes occurring in the labor market in the Republic of Macedonia.

The purpose of this Classification is the recognition and proper systematization of the working occupations by users, and at the same time serving as a tool for monitoring the changes that occur in the structure of the labor force in market economy conditions.

The National Classification of Occupations is prepared according to the principles of the International Standard Classification of Occupations ISCO-08 and provides excellent conditions for comparing the data on occupation by contents, type, organization of work, technology and more, both nationally and internationally.

The National Classification of Occupations has a hierarchical structure and placement. Occupations are divided into four levels as follows: 10 main groups, 40 subgroups, 124 minor groups and 433 unit groups.

The revised edition identified a total of 4145 individual occupations for which there are additional special codes consisting of six digits.

This Classification of occupations is intended for all users in the Republic of Macedonia, especially the ministries, institutions and businesses that show and follow internationally comparable data in the labor market.

The National Classification of Occupations is adopted as a national standard with a Decision of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia in 2015 ("Official Gazette" No. 178 of October 15, 2015).

National classification of occupations 2011


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