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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 18


  • Section: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 18 - Manufacture of wearing apparel; dressing and dyeing of fur


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 181 - Manufacture of wearing apparel, except fur apparel
  • 182 - Dressing and dyeing of fur; manufacture of articles of fur

Explanatory note

The clothing industry covers all tailoring (ready-to-wear or made-to-measure), in all materials (e.g. leather, fabric, knitted and crocheted fabrics etc.), of all items of clothing (e.g. outerwear, underwear for men, women or children; work, city or casual clothing etc.) and accessories from materials not made in the same unit. There is no distinction made between clothing for adults and clothing for children, or between modern and traditional clothing. Division 18 also includes the fur industry (fur skins and wearing apparel).

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