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North American Industry Classification System

“The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.”
General information
Vocabulary alternative name or acronym: 

NAICS

Vocabulary type: 
clsssys
Was vocabulary created as a course project: 
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Scope and Usage
Purpose: 

“It was developed … to allow for a high level of comparability in business statistics among the North American countries.”

Vocabulary characteristics
Type of display : 
hier
Relationship types: 
hier_bn
Provider
Vocabulary provider name: 
U.S. Census Bureau

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