NACE Rev. 1 - Classifications

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Section E Electricity, gas and water supply
40 Electricity, gas, steam and hot water supply
40.1 Production and distribution of electricity 401
40.10 Production and distribution of electricity 4010
40.2 Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains 402
40.20 Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains 4020
40.3 Steam and hot water supply 403
40.30 Steam and hot water supply 4030
41 Collection, purification and distribution of water
41.0 Collection, purification and distribution of water 410
41.00 Collection, purification and distribution of water 4100
Section F Construction
45.1 Site preparation 451
45.11 Demolition and wrecking of buildings; earth moving 4510x
45.12 Test drilling and boring 4510x
45.2 Building of complete constructions or parts thereof; civil engineering 452
45.21 General construction of buildings and civil engineering works 4520x
45.22 Erection of roof covering and frames 4520x
45.23 Construction of highways, roads, airfields and sport facilities 4520x
45.24 Construction of water projects 4520x
45.25 Other construction work involving special trades 4520x
45.3 Building installation 453
45.31 Installation of electrical wiring and fittings 4530x
45.32 Insulation work activities 4530x
45.33 Plumbing 4530x
45.34 Other building installation 4530x
45.4 Building completion 454
45.41 Plastering 4540x
45.42 Joinery installation 4540x
45.43 Floor and wall covering 4540x
45.44 Painting and glazing 4540x
45.45 Other building completion 4540x
45.5 Renting of construction or demolition equipment with operator 455
45.50 Renting of construction or demolition equipment with operator 4550
Section G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles and personal and household goods
50 Sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; retail sale of automotive fuel
50.1 Sale of motor vehicles 501
50.10 Sale of motor vehicles 5010
50.2 Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles 502
50.20 Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles 5020
50.3 Sale of motor vehicle parts and accessories 503
50.30 Sale of motor vehicle parts and accessories 5030
50.4 Sale, maintenance and repair of motorcycles and related parts and accessories 504
50.40 Sale, maintenance and repair of motorcycles and related parts and accessories 5040
50.5 Retail sale of automotive fuel 505
50.50 Retail sale of automotive fuel 5050
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
51.1 Wholesale on a fee or contract basis 511
51.11 Agents involved in the sale of agricultural raw materials, live animals, textile raw materials and semi-finished goods 5110x
51.12 Agents involved in the sale of fuels, ores, metals and industrial chemicals 5110x
51.13 Agents involved in the sale of timber and building materials 5110x
51.14 Agents involved in the sale of machinery, industrial equipment, ships and aircraft 5110x
51.15 Agents involved in the sale of furniture, household goods, hardware and ironmongery 5110x
51.16 Agents involved in the sale of textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods 5110x
51.17 Agents involved in the sale of food, beverages and tobacco 5110x
51.18 Agents specializing in the sale of particular products or ranges of products n.e.c. 5110x
51.19 Agents involved in the sale of a variety of goods 5110x
51.2 Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals 512x
51.21 Wholesale of grain, seeds and animal feeds 5121x
51.22 Wholesale of flowers and plants 5121x
51.23 Wholesale of live animals 5121x
51.24 Wholesale of hides, skins and leather 5121x
51.25 Wholesale of unmanufactured tobacco 5121x
51.3 Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco 512x
51.31 Wholesale of fruit and vegetables 5122x
51.32 Wholesale of meat and meat products 5122x
51.33 Wholesale of dairy produce, eggs and edible oils and fats 5122x
51.34 Wholesale of alcoholic and other beverages 5122x
51.35 Wholesale of tobacco products 5122x
51.36 Wholesale of sugar and chocolate and sugar confectionery 5122x
51.37 Wholesale of coffee, tea, cocoa and spices 5122x
51.38 Wholesale of other food, including fish, crustaceans and molluscs 5122x
51.39 Non-specialized wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco 5122x
51.4 Wholesale of household goods 513
51.41 Wholesale of textiles 5131x
51.42 Wholesale of clothing and footwear 5131x
51.43 Wholesale of electrical household appliances and radio and television goods 5139x
51.44 Wholesale of china and glassware, wallpaper and cleaning materials 5139x
51.45 Wholesale of perfume and cosmetics 5139x
51.46 Wholesale of pharmaceutical goods 5139x
51.47 Wholesale of other household goods 5139x
51.5 Wholesale of non-agricultural intermediate products, waste and scrap 514
51.51 Wholesale of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products 5141
51.52 Wholesale of metals and metal ores 5142
51.53 Wholesale of wood, construction materials and sanitary equipment 5143x
51.54 Wholesale of hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 5143x
51.55 Wholesale of chemical products 5149x
51.56 Wholesale of other intermediate products 5149x
51.57 Wholesale of waste and scrap 5149x
51.6 Wholesale of machinery, equipment and supplies 515
51.61 Wholesale of machine-tools 5150x
51.62 Wholesale of construction machinery 5150x
51.63 Wholesale of machinery for the textile industry and of sewing and knitting machines 5150x
51.64 Wholesale of office machinery and equipment 5150x
51.65 Wholesale of other machinery for use in industry, trade and navigation 5150x
51.66 Wholesale of agricultural machinery and accessories and implements, including tractors 5150x
51.7 Other wholesale 519
51.70 Other wholesale 5190
52 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles; repair of personal and household goods
52.1 Retail sale in non-specialized stores 521
52.11 Retail sale in non-specialized stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating 5211
52.12 Other retail sale in non-specialized stores 5219
52.2 Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores 522
52.21 Retail sale of fruit and vegetables 5220x
52.22 Retail sale of meat and meat products 5220x
52.23 Retail sale of fish, crustaceans and molluscs 5220x
52.24 Retail sale of bread, cakes, flour confectionery and sugar confectionery 5220x
52.25 Retail sale of alcoholic and other beverages 5220x
52.26 Retail sale of tobacco products 5220x
52.27 Other retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores 5220x
52.3 Retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetic and toilet articles 523x
52.31 Dispensing chemists 5231x
52.32 Retail sale of medical and orthopaedic goods 5231x
52.33 Retail sale of cosmetic and toilet articles 5231x
52.4 Other retail sale of new goods in specialized stores 523x
52.41 Retail sale of textiles 5232x
52.42 Retail sale of clothing 5232x
52.43 Retail sale of footwear and leather goods 5232x
52.44 Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and household articles n.e.c. 5233x
52.45 Retail sale of electrical household appliances and radio and television goods 5233x
52.46 Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass 5234
52.47 Retail sale of books, newspapers and stationery 5239x
52.48 Other retail sale in specialized stores 5239x
52.5 Retail sale of second-hand goods in stores 524
52.50 Retail sale of second-hand goods in stores 5240
52.6 Retail sale not in stores 525
52.61 Retail sale via mail order houses 5251
52.62 Retail sale via stalls and markets 5252
52.63 Other non-store retail sale 5259
52.7 Repair of personal and household goods 526
52.71 Repair of boots, shoes and other articles of leather 5260x
52.72 Repair of electrical household goods 5260x
52.73 Repair of watches, clocks and jewellery 5260x
52.74 Repair n.e.c. 5260x
Section H Hotels and restaurants
55.1 Hotels 551x
55.11 Hotels and motels, with restaurant 5510x
55.12 Hotels and motels, without restaurant 5510x
55.2 Camping sites and other provision of short-stay accommodation 551x
55.21 Youth hostels and mountain refuges 5510x
55.22 Camping sites, including caravan sites 5510x
55.23 Other provision of lodgings n.e.c. 5510x
55.3 Restaurants 552x
55.30 Restaurants 5520x
55.4 Bars 552x
55.40 Bars 5520x
55.5 Canteens and catering 552x
55.51 Canteens 5520x
55.52 Catering 5520x
Section I Transport, storage and communication
60 Land transport; transport via pipelines
60.1 Transport via railways 601
60.10 Transport via railways 6010
60.2 Other land transport 602
60.21 Other scheduled passenger land transport 6021
60.22 Taxi operation 6022x
60.23 Other land passenger transport 6022x
60.24 Freight transport by road 6023
60.3 Transport via pipelines 603
60.30 Transport via pipelines 6030
61 Water transport
61.1 Sea and coastal water transport 611
61.10 Sea and coastal water transport 6110
61.2 Inland water transport 612
61.20 Inland water transport 6120
62 Air transport
62.1 Scheduled air transport 621
62.10 Scheduled air transport 6210
62.2 Non-scheduled air transport 622x
62.20 Non-scheduled air transport 6220x
62.3 Space transport 622x
62.30 Space transport 6220x
63 Supporting and auxiliary transport activities; activities of travel agencies
63.1 Cargo handling and storage 630x
63.11 Cargo handling 6301
63.12 Storage and warehousing 6302
63.2 Other supporting transport activities 630x
63.21 Other supporting land transport activities 6303x
63.22 Other supporting water transport activities 6303x
63.23 Other supporting air transport activities 6303x
63.3 Activities of travel agencies and tour operators; tourist assistance activities n.e.c. 630x
63.30 Activities of travel agencies and tour operators; tourist assistance activities n.e.c. 6304
63.4 Activities of other transport agencies 630x
63.40 Activities of other transport agencies 6309
64 Post and telecommunications
64.1 Post and courier activities 641
64.11 National post activities 6411
64.12 Courier activities other than national post activities 6412
64.2 Telecommunications 642
64.20 Telecommunications 6420
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