NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51114

Industry 51114

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51114 – Directory and Mailing List Publishers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51114: See industry description for NAICS 511140 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 511140: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in publishing directories, mailing lists, and collections or compilations of fact. The products are typically protected in their selection, arrangement and/or presentation. Examples are lists of mailing addresses, telephone directories, directories of businesses, collections or compilations of proprietary drugs or legal case results, compilations of public records, etc. These establishments may publish directories and mailing lists in print or electronic form.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 51114

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

  • Business directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Telephone directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)

Cross-References for Industry 51114

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 51114. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Operating web search portals or developing and publishing, exclusively on the Internet, collections or compilations of creative works or facts–are classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Compiling mailing lists in conjunction with providing direct mail advertising services–are classified in Industry NAICS 541860, Direct Mail Advertising;
  • Printing without publishing directories and mailing lists–are classified in Industry 32311, Printing;
  • Publishing computer software–are classified in Industry NAICS 511210, Software Publishers;
  • Creating and publishing encyclopedias and similar collections of creative works in print and/or electronic media–are classified in Industry NAICS 511130, Book Publishers; and
  • Creating and publishing collections of creative works that are periodically updated–are classified in Industry NAICS 511120, Periodical Publishers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 51114

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 51114. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Address list publishers (except exlusive Internet publishing)
  • Address list publishers and printing combined
  • Business directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Business directory publishers and printing combined
  • Catalog of collections publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Catalog of collections publishers and printing combined
  • Directory and mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Directory and mailing list publishers and printing combined
  • Directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Directory publishers and printing combined
  • Electronic directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), directory
  • Telephone directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Telephone directory 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 51114: Directory and Mailing List Publishers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 511140: Directory and Mailing List Publishers

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