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History of NAICS - Early Development Documents

Issue Papers Relating to Industry Classification


ECPC Concept Reports

  • ECPC Report 1, "Economic Concepts in SIC Industries" [PDF, 47MB]
  • ECPC Report 2, "The Heterogeneity Index: A Quantitative Tool to Support Industrial Classifications" [PDF, 15MB]


NAICS Agreements

  • Agreement 01 [PDF, 53KB] Petroleum and coal products manufacturing, chemicals manufacturing, and rubber and plastics products manufacturing
  • Agreement 02 [PDF, 28KB] Broadcasting and telecommunications
  • Agreement 03 [PDF, 32KB] Foodservices and drinking places and accommodations
  • Agreement 04 [PDF, 46KB] Crop production, animal production, forestry and logging, fishing, hunting and trapping, and support activities for agriculture
  • Agreement 05 [PDF, 65KB] Textile mills, textile product mills, apparel manufacturing, and leather and allied product manufacturing
  • Agreement 06 [PDF, 45KB] Food and kindred product manufacturing and beverage and tobacco product manufacturing
  • Agreement 07 [PDF, 54KB] Fabricated metal product manufacturing
  • Agreement 08 [PDF, 52KB] Machinery manufacturing
  • Agreement 09 [PDF, 34KB] Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing
  • Agreement 10 [PDF, 42KB] Transportation equipment manufacturing
  • Agreement 11 [PDF, 39KB] Health and social assistance
  • Agreement 12 [PDF, 32KB] Educational services
  • Agreement 13 [PDF, 45KB] Computer and electronic product manufacturing
  • Agreement 14 [PDF, 36KB] Furniture manufacturing
  • Agreement 15 [PDF, 28KB] Printing and related support activities
  • Agreement 16 [PDF, 54KB] Professional, scientific, and technical services
  • Agreement 17 [PDF, 40KB] Performing arts, spectator sports and related industries, museums, historical sites and similar institutions, and recreation, amusement, and gambling
  • Agreement 18 [PDF, 55KB] Information
  • Agreement 19 [PDF, 30KB] Wood product manufacturing, except furniture
  • Agreement 20 [PDF, 32KB] Rental and leasing
  • Agreement 21 [PDF, 33KB] Repair and maintenance
  • Agreement 22 [PDF, 44KB] Management and support
  • Agreement 23 [PDF, 66KB] Transportation
  • Agreement 24 [PDF, 67KB] Finance and Insurance
  • Agreement 25 [PDF, 21KB] Retail and wholesale trade
  • Agreement 26 [PDF, 28KB] Mining
  • Agreement 27 [PDF, 27KB] Paper manufacturing
  • Agreement 28 [PDF, 26KB] Nonmetallic mineral manufacturing
  • Agreement 29 [PDF, 32KB] Primary metal manufacturing
  • Agreement 30 [PDF, 40KB] Miscellaneous manufacturing
  • Agreement 31 [PDF, 18KB] Postal service and couriers
  • Agreement 32 [PDF, 27KB] Construction

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) | (888) 756-2427 naics@census.gov | Last Revised: August 04, 2015