Archived - Standard Industrial Classification - Establishments (SIC-E) 1980

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This standard was replaced by the 'North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 1997' as of March 16, 1998.

The 1980 Standard Industrial Classification Structure provides a list of codes and titles of the Divisions, Major Groups, Minor Groups and Classes that are found in the SIC-E.

The SIC-E is a system for classifying establishments according to their primary activity. It is used to facilitate the collection, tabulation, presentation and analysis of production and related data. As a reference manual, the SIC-E provides a classification structure; a classified index, which includes industry definitions and examples to clarify the content of each industry; an alphabetical index, comparison tables between this and the previous SIC; as well as an introduction specifying the concepts and definitions underlying the classification and providing a user's guide to the interpretation of the classification.

Please note that the SIC-E has been replaced by NAICS Canada. Once implementation of NAICS Canada is complete, the SIC-E will be discontinued.

Classification structure

Archived - Standard Industrial Classification - Establishments (SIC-E) 1980 - Classification structure
Code Division
AAgricultural and Related Service Industries Agricultural and Related Service Industries
BFishing and Trapping Industries Fishing and Trapping Industries
CLogging and Forestry Industries Logging and Forestry Industries
DMining (including Milling), Quarrying and Oil Well Industries Mining (including Milling), Quarrying and Oil Well Industries
EManufacturing Industries Manufacturing Industries
FConstruction Industries Construction Industries
GTransportation and Storage Industries Transportation and Storage Industries
HCommunication and Other Utility Industries Communication and Other Utility Industries
IWholesale Trade Industries Wholesale Trade Industries
JRetail Trade Industries Retail Trade Industries
KFinance and Insurance Industries Finance and Insurance Industries
LReal Estate Operator and Insurance Agent Industries Real Estate Operator and Insurance Agent Industries
MBusiness Service Industries Business Service Industries
NGovernment Service Industries Government Service Industries
OEducational Service Industries Educational Service Industries
PHealth and Social Service Industries Health and Social Service Industries
QAccommodation, Food and Beverage Service Industries Accommodation, Food and Beverage Service Industries
ROther Service Industries Other Service Industries
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