NAICS 4 Digit Industry Group 5111

Industry Group 5111

NAICS 4 digit Industry Group 5111 – Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers

Definition of NAICS 4 digit industry group 5111: This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in publishing newspapers, magazines, other periodicals, books, directories and mailing lists, and other works, such as calendars, greeting cards, and maps. These works are characterized by the intellectual creativity required in their development and are usually protected by copyright. Publishers distribute or arrange for the distribution of these works.

Publishing establishments may create the works in-house, contract for, purchase, or compile works that were originally created by others. These works may be published in one or more formats, such as print and/or electronic form, including proprietary electronic networks. Establishments in this industry may print, reproduce, or offer direct access to the works themselves or may arrange with others to carry out such functions.

Establishments that both print and publish may fill excess capacity with commercial or job printing. However, the publishing activity is still considered to be the primary activity of these establishments.

Four Digit Industry Group Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group (Where you are now), 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If industry group 5111 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 51: Information
    • Subsector 511: Publishing Industries (except Internet)
      • Industry Group 5111: Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
        • Industry 51111: Newspaper Publishers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511110: Newspaper Publishers
        • Industry 51112: Periodical Publishers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511120: Periodical Publishers
        • Industry 51113: Book Publishers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511130: Book Publishers
        • Industry 51114: Directory and Mailing List Publishers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511140: Directory and Mailing List Publishers
        • Industry 51119: Other Publishers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511191: Greeting Card Publishers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511199: All Other Publishers

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