SIC Codes in Category R: Arts, entertainment and recreation

Rxxxxx
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation

This section includes a wide range of activities catering for various cultural, entertainment and recreational interests of the general public, including live performances, operation of museum sites, gambling, sports and recreation activities.

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R90xxx
Creative, Arts and Entertainment Activities

This division includes the operation of facilities and provision of services to meet the cultural and entertainment interests of the general public. This includes the production and promotion of, and participation in, live performances, events or exhibits intended for public viewing; the provision of artistic, creative or technical skills for the production of artistic products and live performances. This division exludes some units that provide cultural, entertainment or recreational facilities and services are classified in other divisions, see below:

Excludes
  • the operation of museums of all kinds, botanical and zoological gardens; the preservation of historical sites; and nature reserves activities, see division 91
  • gambling and betting activities, see division 92
  • sports and amusement and recreation activities, see division 93
  • Some units that provide cultural entertainment or recreational facilities and services are classified in other divisions such as:
  • motion picture and video production and distribution, see 59.11, 59.12, 59.13
  • motion picture projection, see 59.14
  • radio and television broadcasting, see 60.1, 60.2
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R900xx
Creative, Arts and Entertainment Activities

This group includes activities in the creative and performing arts and related activities.

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R9001x
Performing Arts
Includes
  • live theatrical presentations, concerts and opera or dance productions and other stage productions:
    • activities of groups, circuses or companies, orchestras or bands
    • activities of individual artists such as actors, dancers, musicians, lecturers or speakers
Excludes
  • activities of personal theatrical or artistic agents or agencies, see 74.90
  • casting activities, see 78.10
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R9002x
Support Activities to Performing Arts
Includes
  • support activities to performing arts for production of live theatrical presentations, concerts and opera or dance productions and other stage productions: activities of directors, producers, stage-set designers and builders, scene shifters, lighting engineers etc.
  • activities of producers or entrepreneurs of arts live events, with or without facilities.
Excludes
  • activities of personal theatrical or artistic agents or agencies, see 74.90
  • casting activities, see 78.10
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R9003x
Artistic Creation
Includes
  • activities of individual artists such as sculptors, painters, cartoonists, engravers, etchers etc.
  • activities of individual writers, for all subjects including fictional writing, technical writing etc.
  • activities of independent journalists
  • restoring of works of art such as paintings etc.
Excludes
  • manufacture of statues, other than artistic originals, see 23.70
  • restoring of organs and other historical musical instruments, see 33.19
  • motion picture and video production, see 59.11, 59.12
  • restoring of furniture (except museum type restoration), see 95.24
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R9004x
Operation of Arts Facilities
Includes
  • operation of concert and theatre halls and other arts facilities
Excludes
  • operation of cinemas, see 59.14
  • activities of ticket agencies, see 79.90
  • operation of museums of all kinds, see 91.02
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R91xxx
Libraries, Archives, Museums and Other Cultural Activities

This division includes the activities of libraries and archives; the operation of museums of all kinds, botanical and zoological gardens; the operation of historical sites; nature reserves activities. It also includes the preservation and exhibition of objects, sites and natural wonders of historical, cultural or educational interest (e.g. world heritage sites, etc.).

Excludes
  • sports and amusement and recreation activities such as the operation of bathing beaches and recreation parks, see division 93
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R910xx
Libraries, Archives, Museums and Other Cultural Activities
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R9101x
Library and Archive Activities
Includes
  • documentation and information activities of libraries of all kinds, reading, listening and viewing rooms, public archives providing service to the general public or to a special clientele, such as students, scientists, staff, members as well as operation of government archives:
    • organisation of a collection, whether specialised or not
    • cataloguing collections
    • lending and storage of books, maps, periodicals, films, records, tapes, works of art etc.
    • retrieval activities in order to comply with information requests etc.
  • stock photo and movie libraries and services
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R91011
Library Activities
Includes
  • selection, acquisition and organisation of a collection which may be specialist or general, for lending or reference
  • cataloguing and preservation of collections
  • lending and storage of books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, maps, music etc including materials in alternative formats
  • offering access to IT facilities including internet
  • retrieval activities in order to comply with information requests, reference enquiries etc, in person, via telephone, letter or Internet
  • making services available to general public or particular groups of users of the organisation e.g., students, members, researchers, Members of Parliament
  • additional services such as training courses (IT, information literacy, basic skills), user groups (reading, family history etc)
  • organisation and running activities outside the library building for groups of users e.g. schools, conferences
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R91012
Archive Activities
Includes
  • archive activities are about managing a unique accumulation of records (which can be paper, parchment, audio visual, digital) representing the transactions of an individual, family, organisation (including records of government, courts, businesses, charities) or society
  • appraising and selecting archives to be kept for posterity on the basis of their continuing value as primary source material documenting the culture and history of an individual, organisation and society
  • preserving/conserving archive records (ranging in age from 1000 years old to 21st century emails) protecting them from the main threats (poor environmental conditions, theft)
  • making available archives of all kinds to general public or to a special clientele such as students, scientists, through providing physical access in search rooms or remote access via the Internet
  • documenting archives according to the way they were organically created maintaining the original order, links between records and evidence of provenance.
  • managing and implementing information policy (such as Freedom of Information, Data Protection, and enabling citizens to exercise their rights to access information), and managing current records
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R9102x
Museum Activities
Includes
  • operation of museums of all kinds:
    • art museums, museums of jewellery, furniture, costumes, ceramics, silverware
    • natural history, science and technological museums, historical museums, including military museums
    • other specialised museums
    • open-air museums
Excludes
  • activities of commercial art galleries, see 47.78
  • restoration of works of art and museum collection objects, see 90.03
  • activities of libraries and archives, see 91.01
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R9103x
Operation of Historical Sites and Buildings and Similar Visitor Attractions
Includes
  • operation and preservation of historical sites and buildings
Excludes
  • renovation and restoration of historical sites and buildings, see section F
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R9104x
Botanical and Zoological Gardens and Nature Reserve Activities
Includes
  • operation of botanical and zoological gardens, including children's zoos
  • operation of nature reserves, including wildlife preservation, etc.
Excludes
  • landscape and gardening activities, see 81.30
  • operation of sport fishing and hunting preserves, see 93.19
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R92xxx
Gambling and Betting Activities

This division includes the operation of gambling facilities such as casinos, bingo halls and video gaming terminals and the provision of gambling services, such as lotteries and off-track betting.

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R920xx
Gambling and Betting Activities
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R9200x
Gambling and Betting Activities
Includes
  • sale of lottery tickets
  • operation (exploitation) of coin-operated gambling machines
  • operation of virtual gambling web sites
  • bookmaking and other betting operations
  • off-track betting
  • operation of casinos, including "floating casinos"
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R93xxx
Sports Activities and Amusement and Recreation Activities

This division includes the provision of recreational, amusement and sports activities (except museum activities, preservation of historical sites, botanical and zoological gardens and nature reserve activities; and gambling and betting activities). Excluded from this division are dramatic arts, music and other arts and entertainment such as the production of live theatrical presentations, concerts and opera or dance productions and other stage productions, see division 90.

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R931xx
Sports Activities

This group includes the operation of sports facilities; activities of sports teams or clubs primarily participating in live sports events before a paying audience; independent athletes engaged in participating in live sporting or racing events before a paying audience; owners of racing participants such as cars, dogs, horses, etc. primarily engaged in entering them in racing events or other spectator sports events; sports trainers providing specialised services to support participants in sports events or competitions; operators of arenas and stadiums; other activities of organising, promoting or managing sports events, n.e.c.

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R9311x
Operation of Sports Facilities
Includes
  • operation of facilities for indoor or outdoor sports events (open, closed or covered, with or without spectator seating):
    • football, hockey, cricket, rugby stadiums
    • racetracks for car, dog, horse races
    • swimming pools and stadiums
    • track and field stadiums
    • winter sports arenas and stadiums
    • ice-hockey arenas
    • boxing arenas
    • golf courses
    • bowling lanes
  • organisation and operation of outdoor or indoor sports events for professionals or amateurs by organisations with own facilities
  • managing and providing the staff to operate these facilities
Excludes
  • operation of ski lifts, see 49.39
  • renting of recreation and sports equipment, see 77.21
  • activities of fitness facilities, see 93.13
  • park and beach activities, see 93.29
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R9312x
Activities of Sport Clubs

This class includes the activities of sports clubs, which, whether professional, semi-professional or amateur clubs, give their members the opportunity to engage in sporting activities.

Includes
  • the operation of sports clubs:
    • football clubs
    • bowling clubs
    • swimming clubs
    • golf clubs
    • boxing clubs
    • winter sports clubs
    • chess clubs
    • track and field clubs
    • shooting clubs, etc.
Excludes
  • sports instruction by individual teachers, trainers, see 85.51
  • operation of sports facilities, see 93.11
  • organisation and operation of outdoor or indoor sports events for professionals or amateurs by sports clubs with their own facilities, see 93.11
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R9313x
Fitness Facilities
Includes
  • fitness and body-building clubs and facilities
Excludes
  • sports instruction by individual teachers, trainers, see 85.51
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R9319x
Other Sports Activities
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R93191
Activities of Racehorse Owners
Includes
  • the seeking of sponsorship, appearance money and prize money
Excludes
  • activities of racing stables, see 93.19/9
  • activities of riding academies, see 85.51
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R93199
Other Sports Activities (Not Including Activities of Racehorse Owners) Not Elsewhere Classified
Includes
  • activities of producers or promoters of sports events, with or without facilities
  • activities of individual own-account sportsmen and athletes, referees, judges, timekeepers etc.
  • activities of sports leagues and regulating bodies
  • activities related to promotion of sporting events
  • activities of racing stables, kennels and garages
  • operation of sport fishing and hunting preserves
  • support activities for sport or recreational hunting and fishing
  • activities of mountain guides
Excludes
  • activities of racehorse owners, see 93.19/1
  • renting of sports equipment, see 77.21
  • activities of sport and game schools, see 85.51
  • activities of sports instructors, teachers, coaches, see 85.51
  • activities of riding academies, see 85.51
  • organisation and operation of outdoor or indoor sports events for professionals or amateurs by sports clubs with/without own facilities, see 93.11, 93.12
  • park and beach activities, see 93.29
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R932xx
Amusement and Recreation Activities

This group includes a wide range of units that operate facilities or provide services to meet the varied recreational interests of their patrons. It includes the operation of a variety of attractions, such as mechanical rides, water rides, games, shows, theme exhibits and picnic grounds. This group excludes sports activities and dramatic arts, music and other arts and entertainment.

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R9321x
Activities of Amusement Parks and Theme Parks

This class includes activities of amusement parks or theme parks. It includes the operation of a variety of attractions, such as mechanical rides, water rides, games, shows, theme exhibits and picnic grounds.

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R9329x
Other Amusement and Recreation Activities

This class includes activities related to entertainment and recreation (except amusement parks and theme parks) not elsewhere classified.

Includes
  • operation (exploitation) of coin-operated games
  • activities of recreation parks (without accommodation)
  • operation of recreational transport facilities, e.g. marinas
  • operation of ski hills
  • renting of leisure and pleasure equipment as an integral part of recreational facilities
  • fairs and shows of a recreational nature
  • activities of beaches, including renting of facilities such as bathhouses, lockers, chairs etc.
  • operation of dance floors
  • activities of producers or entrepreneurs of live events other than arts or sports events, with or without facilities
Excludes
  • operation of teleferics, funiculars, ski and cable lifts, see 49.39
  • fishing cruises, see 50.10, 50.30
  • provision of space and facilities for short stay by visitors in recreational parks and forests and campgrounds, see 55.30
  • trailer parks, recreational camps, hunting and fishing camps, campsites and campgrounds, see 55.30
  • beverage serving activities of discotheques, see 56.30
  • theatrical and circus groups, see 90.01
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