International Standard Industrial Classification
The International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC, dt. 'International Standard Classification of Economic Branches') is a classification of the UNO for the classification of economic sectors and branches of industry .
Each branch from the primary, secondary and tertiary economic sector is assigned to one of 21 main groups, which in turn are divided into subgroups.
- A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing ( Agriculture , Forestry and Fisheries )
- B - Mining and quarrying ( mining and quarrying of stones and earth )
- C - Manufacturing ( Manufacturing )
- D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply ( electricity , gas , steam supply)
- E - water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities ( water supply , waste management )
- F - Construction ( Construction )
- G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles ( wholesale and retail trade ; workshops for motor vehicles)
- H - Transportation and storage ( transport and storage )
- I - Accommodation and food service activities ( hospitality and gastronomy)
- J - Information and communication
- K - Financial and insurance activities ( credit and finance )
- L - Real estate activities ( real estate industry )
- M - Professional, scientific and technical activities ( freelance, scientific and technical services )
- N - Administrative and support service activities
- O - Public administration and defense ( public administration ; defense ; social insurance )
- P - Education ( Education )
- Q - Human health and social work activities ( Health and social work )
- R - Arts, entertainment and recreation (Arts, entertainment and recreation)
- S - Other service activities (Other Services)
- T - Private households as employers; undifferentiated goods- and services-producing activities of households for own use (private households with domestic staff )
- U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies ( extraterritorial organizations and bodies )
It has also been largely adopted by the EU with the Statistical Systematics of Economic Activities (NACE) and the Swiss Nomenclature Générale des Activités économiques (NOGA). In addition to the EU member states and Switzerland, Norway also use NACE-compatible statistics, as do around ten other countries outside the EU or candidate countries such as Turkey. Over 150 countries around the world use business classifications based on either ISIC or NACE.
- Standard Industrial Classification (SIC), USA
- United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division (Ed.): International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities . Revision 4. 2008 ( PDF ).
- NACE Rev. 2 Statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community . Structure an Explanatory Notes. In: eurostat (ed.): Methodologies and Workingpapers . Catalog number: KS-RA-07-015-DE-N, 2008, ISBN 978-92-79-04740-4 , ISSN 1977-0383 , 4.3 Connection with other multinational classifications 132. Other classifications , p. 19 ( pdf , circa.europa.eu). pdf ( Memento of the original from October 21, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.