North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

71 - Arts, entertainment and recreation

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating facilities or providing services to meet the cultural, entertainment and recreational interests of their patrons. These establishments produce, promote or participate in live performances, events or exhibits intended for public viewing; provide the artistic, creative and technical skills necessary for the production of artistic products and live performances; preserve and exhibit objects and sites of historical, cultural or educational interest; and operate facilities or provide services that enable patrons to participate in sports or recreational activities or pursue amusement, hobbies and leisure-time interests.

There are establishments engaged in activities related to arts and recreation that are classified in other sectors of NAICS. The most important are listed below.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012 - Classification structure
Code Subsector
711Performing arts, spectator sports and related industries Performing arts, spectator sports and related industries
712Heritage institutions Heritage institutions
713Amusement, gambling and recreation industries Amusement, gambling and recreation industries
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