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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code I


  • Section: I - Accommodation and food service activities


This Section is divided into the following Divisions:

  • 55 - Accommodation
  • 56 - Food and beverage service activities

Explanatory note

This section includes the provision of short-stay accommodation for visitors and other travellers and the provision of complete meals and drinks fit for immediate consumption. The amount and type of supplementary services provided within this section can vary widely.

This section excludes the provision of long-term accommodation as primary residences, which is classified in Real estate activities (section L). Also excluded is the preparation of food or drinks that are either not fit for immediate consumption or that are sold through independent distribution channels, i.e. through wholesale or retail trade activities. The preparation of these foods is classified in Manufacturing (section C).

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