NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51111

Industry 51111

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51111 – Newspaper Publishers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51111: See industry description for NAICS 511110 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 511110: This industry comprises establishments known as newspaper publishers. Establishments in this industry carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing newspapers, including gathering news; writing news columns, feature stories, and editorials; and selling and preparing advertisements. These establishments may publish newspapers in print or electronic form.

Cross-References for Industry 51111

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 51111. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments publishing newspapers exclusively on the Internet are classified in Industry NAICS 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in printing newspapers without publishing are classified in Industry 32311, Printing;
  • Establishments, such as trade associations, schools and universities, and social welfare organizations that publish newsletters for distribution to their membership, but that are not commonly known as newspaper publishers, are classified according to their primary activity designation;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in supplying the news media with information, such as news, reports, and pictures, are classified in Industry NAICS 519110, News Syndicates; and
  • Establishments of independent representatives primarily engaged in selling advertising space are classified in Industry NAICS 541840, Media Representatives.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 51111

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 51111. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Newspaper branch offices
  • Newspaper publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Newspaper publishers and printing combined
  • Publishers, newspaper (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Publishers, newspaper, combined with printing

Industry 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, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page 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 (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511110: Newspaper Publishers

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