Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

SIC and NAICS Codes: What do you think?

Explains what these codes are and how to use them to search in business directories.

What's True About SIC/NAICS Codes?

The SIC and NAICS systems use numbers to classify types of:
Government agencies: 2 votes (40%)
Businesses: 3 votes (60%)
Employers: 0 votes (0%)
Directories: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 5
To find out the SIC or NAICS code number for a particular kind of business, you can:
Look up the code on a special Web site: 1 votes (33.33%)
Use the "cheat sheet" in a business directory: 0 votes (0%)
Use the lookup utility in an online business directory: 1 votes (33.33%)
All of the above: 1 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 3
Which of the following statements is true?
You need to look up an SIC or NAICS number in each directory you use.: 0 votes (0%)
Only SIC numbers can be re-used in multiple directories.: 0 votes (0%)
You can use the same NAICS number in all directories that use that classification.: 2 votes (66.67%)
All of the above: 1 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 3