NAICS Code 511130

NAICS 511130

NAICS Code 511130 – Book Publishers

Definition of NAICS Code 511130: This industry comprises establishments known as book publishers. Establishments in this industry carry out design, editing, and marketing activities necessary for producing and distributing books. These establishments may publish books in print, electronic, or audio form.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 511130

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Atlas publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Religious book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • School textbook publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Encyclopedia publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Technical manual publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Map publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Travel guide book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)

Cross Reference Guide for Code 511130

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments publishing books on the Internet exclusively are classified in Industry NAICS 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in printing books without publishing are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 323117, Books Printing;
  • Establishments known as music publishers are classified in Industry NAICS 512230, Music Publishers;
  • Establishments, such as trade associations, schools and universities, and social welfare organizations, that publish books for distribution to their membership, that are not commonly known as book publishers, are classified according to their primary activity designation; and
  • Book clubs primarily engaged in direct sales activities without publishing are classified in Industry NAICS 454390, Other Direct Selling Establishments.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 511130

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

  • Almanac publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Almanac publishers and printing combined
  • Atlas publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Atlas publishers and printing combined
  • Book (e.g., hardback, paperback, tape) publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Book publishers and printing combined
  • Book publishers, university press (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Dictionary publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Dictionary publishers and printing combined
  • Encyclopedia publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Encyclopedia publishers and printing combined
  • Fiction book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Fiction book publishers and printing combined
  • Globe cover publishers
  • Globe cover publishers and printing combined
  • Guide, street map, publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Guide, street map, publishers and printing combined
  • Map publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Map publishers and printing combined
  • Nonfiction book publishers (except exclusive Internet publshing)
  • Nonfiction book publishers and printing combined
  • Pamphlet publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Pamphlet publishers and printing combined
  • Professional book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Professional book publishers and printing combined
  • Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), book
  • Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), map
  • Publishers, book, combined with printing
  • Religious book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Religious book publishers and printing combined
  • School book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • School book publishers and printing combined
  • School textbook publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • School textbook publishers and printing combined
  • Street map guide publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Technical manual and paperback book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Technical manual and paperback book publishers and printing combined
  • Technical manual publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Travel guide book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Travel guide book publishers and printing combined
  • University press publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 511130

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8810NAICS 511130
  • CA WC: 8807
  • DE WC: 0281
  • PA WC: 281
  • MI WC: 8810
  • NJ WC: 8810
  • NY WC: 8810
  • WY WC: 511130
  • GL: 58456, 58457
  • SIC: 2731

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Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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.

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