North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 2.0


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511130 - Book publishersCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in carrying out various design, editing and marketing activities necessary for producing and distributing books of all kinds. These books may be published in print, audio, electronic form, or online.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • books, publishing
    • publishing maps, street guides and atlases
    • school textbooks, publishing
    • travel guide, publishing

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • producing and distributing text books; technical, scientific and professional books; and mass market paperback books
    • publishing books in print, audio, electronic form or online
  • Exclusion(s)

    • direct selling, but not publishing, books (e.g., book clubs) (See 454110 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses)
    • printing, but not publishing, books (See 32311 Printing)
    • publishing music books (See 512230 Music publishers)
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