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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 17


  • Section: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 17 - Manufacture of textiles


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 171 - Spinning, weaving and finishing of textiles
  • 172 - Manufacture of other textiles
  • 173 - Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics and articles

Explanatory note

This division includes preparation and spinning of textile fibres as well as textile weaving, finishing of textiles and wearing apparel, manufacture of made-up textile articles, except apparel (e.g. household linen, blankets, rugs, cordage etc.) and manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics and articles thereof (e.g. socks and pullovers). Growing of natural fibres falls under division 01, while manufacture of synthetic fibres is a chemical process that has to be classified in class 2430. Manufacture of wearing apparel falls under division 18.

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