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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 5811


  • Section: J - Information and communication
  • Division: 58 - Publishing activities
  • Group: 581 - Publishing of books, periodicals and other publishing activities
  • Class: 5811 - Book publishing

Explanatory note

This class includes the activities of publishing books in print, electronic (CD, electronic displays etc.) or audio form or on the Internet.

This class includes:
- publishing of books, brochures, leaflets and similar publications, including publishing of dictionaries and encyclopedias
- publishing of atlases, maps and charts
- publishing of audio books
- publishing of encyclopedias etc. on CD-ROM

This class excludes:
- production of globes, see 3290
- publishing of advertising material, see 5819
- publishing of music and sheet books, see 5920
- activities of independent authors, see 9000

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