NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54172

Industry 54172

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 54172 – Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54172: See industry description for NAICS 541720 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 541720: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in conducting research and analyses in cognitive development, sociology, psychology, language, behavior, economic, and other social science and humanities research.

Cross-References for Industry 54172

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 54172. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in marketing research are classified in Industry NAICS 541910, Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 54172

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 54172. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Archeological research and development services
  • Behavioral research and development services
  • Business research and development services
  • Cognitive research and development services
  • Demographic research and development services
  • Economic research and development services
  • Historic and cultural preservation research and development services
  • Humanities research and development services
  • Language research and development services
  • Learning disabilities research and development services
  • Psychology research and development services
  • Social science research and development services
  • Sociological research and development services
  • Sociology research and development services

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 54: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
    • Subsector 541: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
      • Industry Group 5417: Scientific Research and Development Services
        • Industry 54172: Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541720: Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities

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