NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51112

Industry 51112

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51112 – Periodical Publishers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51112: See industry description for NAICS 511120 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 511120: This industry comprises establishments known either as magazine publishers or periodical publishers. These establishments carry out the operations necessary for producing and distributing magazines and other periodicals, such as gathering, writing, and editing articles, and selling and preparing advertisements. These establishments may publish magazines and other periodicals in print or electronic form.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 51112

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Comic book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Radio and television guide publishers (except exclusive publishing)
  • Magazine publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Scholarly journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Newsletter publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Trade journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)

Cross-References for Industry 51112

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 51112. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments publishing periodicals exclusively on the Internet are classified in Industry NAICS 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in printing periodicals without publishing are classified in Industry 32311, Printing;
  • Establishments, such as trade associations, schools and universities, and social welfare organizations, that publish magazines and periodicals for distribution to their membership, but that are not commonly known as periodical publishers, are classified according to their primary activity designation;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in publishing directories and mailing lists are classified in Industry NAICS 511140, Directory and Mailing List Publishers; 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 51112

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 51112. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Advertising periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Advertising periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Agricultural magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Agricultural magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Comic book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Comic book publishers and printing combined (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Financial magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Financial magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Juvenile magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Juvenile magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Magazine publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Magazine publishers and printing combined
  • Medical journal and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Medical journal and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Newsletter publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Newsletter publishers and printing combined (except Internet)
  • Periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Professional magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Professional magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), magazine
  • Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), periodical
  • Publishers, magazine, combined with printing
  • Publishers, periodical, combined with printing
  • Radio guide publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Radio guide publishers and printing combined
  • Radio schedule publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Radio schedule publishers and printing combined
  • Religious magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Religious magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Scholarly journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Scholarly journal publishers and printing combined
  • Scholastic magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Scholastic magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Scientific journal and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Scientific journal and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Technical magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Technical magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
  • Television guide publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Television guide publishers and printing combined
  • Trade journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Trade journal publishers and printing combined
  • Trade magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Trade magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
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 51112: Periodical Publishers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511120: Periodical Publishers

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