Title of statistical activity: Manufactured goods and industrial services
Code of statistical activity: 22203
- Metadata update
- Statistical presentation
- Unit of measure
- Reference period
- Institutional mandate
- Release policy
- Frequency of dissemination
- Accessibility and clarity
- Quality management
- Accuracy and reliability
- Timeliness and punctuality
- Coherence and comparability
- Cost and burden
- Data revision
- Statistical processing
1.1. Contact organisation The name of the organisation of the contact points for the data or metadata.
1.2. Contact organisation unit An addressable subdivision of an organisation.
Enterprise and Agricultural Statistics Department
1.3. Contact name The name of the contact points for the data or metadata.
1.4. Contact person function The area of technical responsibility of the contact, such as "methodology", "database management" or "dissemination".
1.5. Contact mail address The postal address of the contact points for the data or metadata.
51 Tatari Str, 10134 Tallinn, Estonia
1.6. Contact email address E-mail address of the contact points for the data or metadata.
1.7. Contact phone number The telephone number of the contact points for the data or metadata.
+372 625 9290
2.1. Metadata last certified Date of the latest certification provided by the domain manager to confirm that the metadata posted are still up-to-date, even if the content has not been amended.
2.2. Metadata last update Date of last update of the content of the metadata.
3. Statistical presentation
3.1. Data description Main characteristics of the data set described in an easily understandable manner, referring to the data and indicators disseminated.
Volume of production; volume and value of sold production
3.2. Classification system Arrangement or division of objects into groups based on characteristics which the objects have in common.
List of Products of the European Community (PRODCOM List)
Estonian Classification of Economic Activities (EMTAK 2008) based on NACE Rev. 2
Combined Nomenclature (CN)
3.3. Sector coverage Main economic or other sectors covered by the statistics.
Mining and quarrying, manufacturing
3.4. Statistical concepts and definitions Statistical characteristics of statistical observations.
Enterprise – an enterprise consists of one or more companies (public limited company, private limited company, limited partnership, general partnership, commercial association) or branches of foreign companies or sole proprietors. Statistical unit is an enterprise.
Manufactured goods – produced products (including into the warehouse) from own material or by sub-contracting on the territory of Estonia during a calendar year.
Sub-contracting – production of goods on the basis of an order from the material supplied by the contracting entity.
Unit – unit according to the PRODCOM list. If the unit is monetary, the produced and sold production is represented in commercial value without turnover tax and excise.
Conventional brick – 250 x 120 x 65 mm (0.002 m³)
Conventional plate – 40 x 40 x 0.4 cm
dal – decalitre (10 litres)
hl – hectolitre (100 litres)
3.5. Statistical unit Entity for which information is sought and for which statistics are ultimately compiled.
3.6. Statistical population The total membership or population or "universe" of a defined class of people, objects or events.
Enterprises with 10 and more persons employed whose main or secondary activity is industry; enterprises with 5–9 persons employed whose main or secondary activity is industry if coverage of the activity is less than 90%; enterprises producing milk and ice-cream regardless of the number of persons employed
A list of active economic units which match the description of the statistical population, compiled based on the Statistical Register of Economic Units
3.7. Reference area The country or geographic area to which the measured statistical phenomenon relates.
Estonia as a whole
3.8. Time coverage The length of time for which data are available.
3.9. Base period The period of time used as the base of an index number, or to which a constant series refers.
Units of measure according to the list of industrial products
6. Institutional mandate
6.1. Legal acts and other agreements Legal acts or other formal or informal agreements that assign responsibility as well as the authority to an agency for the collection, processing, and dissemination of statistics.
DIRECTLY APPLICABLE LEGAL ACTS
Council Regulation (EEC) No 3924/91 of 19 December 1991 on the establishment of a Community survey of industrial production
Commission Regulation (EC) No 912/2004 of 29 April 2004 implementing Council Regulation (EEC) No 3924/91 on the establishment of a Community survey of industrial production
OTHER LEGAL ACTS
7.1. Confidentiality - policy Legislative measures or other formal procedures which prevent unauthorised disclosure of data that identify a person or economic entity either directly or indirectly.
The dissemination of data collected for the purpose of producing official statistics is guided by the requirements provided for in § 32, § 34, § 35, § 38 of the Official Statistics Act.
7.2. Confidentiality - data treatment Rules applied for treating the data set to ensure statistical confidentiality and prevent unauthorised disclosure.
The treatment of confidential data is regulated by the Procedure for Protection of Data Collected and Processed by Statistics Estonia: https://www.stat.ee/66485.
8.1. Release calendar The schedule of statistical release dates.
Notifications about the dissemination of statistics are published in the release calendar, which is available on the website. Every year on 1 October, the release times of the statistical database, news releases, main indicators by IMF SDDS and publications for the following year are announced in the release calendar (in the case of publications – the release month).
8.2. Release calendar access Access to the release calendar information.
8.3. User access The policy for release of the data to users, the scope of dissemination (e.g. to the public, to selected users), how users are informed that the data are being released, and whether the policy determines the dissemination of statistical data to all users.
All users have been granted equal access to official statistics: dissemination dates of official statistics are announced in advance and no user category (incl. Eurostat, state authorities and mass media) is provided access to official statistics before other users. Official statistics are first published in the statistical database. If there is also a news release, it is published simultaneously with data in the statistical database. Official statistics are available on the website at 8:00 a.m. on the date announced in the release calendar.
10. Accessibility and clarity
10.1. News release Regular or ad-hoc press releases linked to the data.
10.2. Publications Regular or ad-hoc publications in which the data are made available to the public.
10.3. Online database Information about on-line databases in which the disseminated data can be accessed.
Data are published under the subject area “Economy / Industry” in the statistical database at http://pub.stat.ee.
10.4. Microdata access Information on whether micro-data are also disseminated.
The dissemination of data collected for the purpose of producing official statistics is guided by the requirements provided for in § 33, § 34, § 35, § 36, § 38 of the Official Statistics Act. Access to microdata and anonymisation of microdata are regulated by Statistics Estonia’s procedure for dissemination of confidential data for scientific purposes: https://www.stat.ee/dokumendid/51669.
10.5. Other References to the most important other data dissemination done.
Data serve as input for statistical activities 10401 “Waste management”, 20407 “Consumer price index”, 20408 “Producer price index of industrial output” and 21408 “Supply and use tables”.
10.6. Documentation on methodology Descriptive text and references to methodological documents available.
Council Regulation (EEC) No 3924/91 of 19 December 1991 on the establishment of a Community survey of industrial production
10.7. Quality documentation Documentation on procedures applied for quality management and quality assessment.
A quality report sent to Eurostat
11.1. Quality assurance All systematic activities implemented that can be demonstrated to provide confidence that the processes will fulfil the requirements for the statistical output.
To assure the quality of processes and products, Statistics Estonia applies the EFQM Excellence Model, the European Statistics Code of Practice and the Quality Assurance Framework of the European Statistical System (ESS QAF). Statistics Estonia is also guided by the requirements in § 7. “Principles and quality criteria of producing official statistics” of the Official Statistics Act.
11.2. Quality assessment Overall assessment of data quality, based on standard quality criteria.
Statistics Estonia performs all statistical activities according to an international model (Generic Statistical Business Process Model – GSBPM). According to the GSBPM, the final phase of statistical activities is overall evaluation using information gathered in each phase or sub-process; this information can take many forms, including feedback from users, process metadata, system metrics and suggestions from employees. This information is used to prepare the evaluation report which outlines all the quality problems related to the specific statistical activity and serves as input for improvement actions.
12.1. User needs Description of users and their respective needs with respect to the statistical data.
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Users’ suggestions and information about taking these into account are available on the website of Statistics Estonia at https://www.stat.ee/statistikatood.
12.2. User satisfaction Measures to determine user satisfaction.
Since 1996, Statistics Estonia has conducted reputation and user satisfaction surveys.
All results are available on the website at https://www.stat.ee/user-surveys.
12.3. Completeness The extent to which all statistics that are needed are available.
In compliance with the rules (regulations)
13. Accuracy and reliability Accuracy: closeness of computations or estimates to the exact or true values that the statistics were intended to measure.
13.1. Overall accuracy Assessment of accuracy, linked to a certain data set or domain, which is summarising the various components.
The type of survey and the data collection methods ensure sufficient coverage and timeliness.
13.2. Sampling error That part of the difference between a population value and an estimate thereof, derived from a random sample, which is due to the fact that only a subset of the population is enumerated.
13.3. Non-sampling error Error in survey estimates which cannot be attributed to sampling fluctuations.
14. Timeliness and punctuality
14.1. Timeliness Length of time between data availability and the event or phenomenon they describe.
Preliminary data are published 180 days after the end of the reference year (T + 180) and final data are published 360 days after the end of the reference year (T + 360).
14.2. Punctuality Time lag between the actual delivery of the data and the target date when it should have been delivered.
The data have been published at the time announced in the release calendar.
15. Coherence and comparability
15.1. Comparability - geographical The extent to which statistics are comparable between geographical areas.
The data are comparable with the data of other European Union (EU) countries, because a common methodology is used for data collection and release. All EU countries produce PRODCOM statistics, which is the system for the collection and dissemination of statistics of industrial goods based on the PRODCOM List (8-digit codes). In Estonia, the List of Estonian Products (TTL) is used, which is based on the PRODCOM List and has 11-digit codes, with Estonian codes added according to the interest of users (oil shale).
Eurostat database includes sold production volume and value and total production volume. Statistics Estonia’s database includes only sold production volume and value; total production is not published.
15.2. Comparability - over time The extent to which statistics are comparable or reconcilable over time.
The data are comparable since 2000.
The data for 2000–2007 have been recalculated according to the new version of the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities NACE Rev. 2 (Estonian Classification of Economic Activities 2008 (EMTAK 2008)).
Due to changes resulting from the revision of the international product classification of the Harmonized System (HS) every five years, there are significant changes also in the Combined Nomenclature (CN) and PRODCOM List. The classification PRODCOM List is updated each year, and accordingly also the List of Estonian Products (TTL). Due to annual changes and updates, the time series are not comparable for all codes.
15.3. Coherence - cross domain The extent to which statistics are reconcilable with those obtained through other data sources or statistical domains.
The data are comparable with: 1) the data for turnover of industrial production collected with the annual EKOMAR questionnaire (SBS, structural business statistics); 2) data collected for product categories oil shale, peat and wood processing products using the short-term business statistics (STS) questionnaires (industry (monthly), energy and fuel); 3) the data of total exports by enterprise and country collected with the foreign trade in goods monthly questionnaire. To ensure data accuracy, comparability checks are run against SBS and STS data.
15.4. Coherence - internal The extent to which statistics are consistent within a given data set.
Cost of statistical activity 47.1 thousand euros (data for 2018)
Total time of filling in reports of the statistical activity, working days: 423
Average time of filling in the reports, hours per report:
(data for 2017)
17.1. Data revision - policy Policy aimed at ensuring the transparency of disseminated data, whereby preliminary data are compiled that are later revised.
The data revision policy and notification of corrections are described in the dissemination policy of Statistics Estonia at https://www.stat.ee/dissemination-policy.
17.2. Data revision - practice Information on the data revision practice.
The published data may be revised if the methodology is modified, errors are discovered, new or better data become available.
18. Statistical processing
18.1. Source data Characteristics and components of the raw statistical data used for compiling statistical aggregates.
The population is 2,600 statistical units. Census is used.
DATA FROM OTHER STATISTICAL ACTIVITIES
Data from statistical activity 20003 “Financial statistics of agricultural, forestry and fishing enterprises (annual)” are used.
18.2. Frequency of data collection Frequency with which the source data are collected.
18.3. Data collection Systematic process of gathering data for official statistics.
Data are collected and the submission of questionnaires is monitored through eSTAT (the web channel for electronic data submission). The questionnaires have been designed for independent completion in eSTAT and include instructions and controls. The questionnaires and information about data submission are available on Statistics Estonia’s website at https://www.stat.ee/andmete-esitamine (in Estonian).
Data are collected with the official statistics annual questionnaires “Manufactured goods” and “Milk products”.
18.4. Data validation Process of monitoring the results of data compilation and ensuring the quality of statistical results.
The validation process consists of arithmetic and quality checks, incl. comparison with other data. Before data dissemination their internal coherence is checked.
18.5. Data compilation Operations performed on data to derive new information according to a given set of rules.
Data is collected according to the list of industrial products based on the international classification List of Products of the European Community (Prodcom list). In the case of missing or unreliable data, imputation is used, for example by using administrative sources.
18.6. Adjustment The set of procedures employed to modify statistical data to enable it to conform to national or international standards or to address data quality differences when compiling specific data sets.