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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code E


  • Section: E - Electricity, gas and water supply


This Section is divided into the following Divisions:

  • 40 - Electricity, gas, steam and hot water supply
  • 41 - Collection, purification and distribution of water

Explanatory note

This section covers the activity of providing electric power, natural gas, steam supply, and water supply through a permanent infrastructure (network) of lines, mains and pipes. The dimension of the network is not decisive; also included are electricity, gas, steam and water supply and the like in industrial parks or blocks of flats.
Production, infrastructure management, and supplying end-users may be handled by the same or a different unit. Units engaged in the supply of electricity and/or gas and/or steam and hot water and/or water have to be classified according to their principal activity.

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