FAO STATISTICAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES
PROGRAMME FOR THE WORLD CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE 2000
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
INTERNATIONAL STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION OF ALL ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
(ISIC, extract of third edition)
EXPLANATORY NOTES ON AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES
A.AGRICULTURE, HUNTING AND FORESTRY (Division 01, 02)
Division 01: Agriculture, Hunting and Related Service Activities
011Growing of crops, market gardening, horticulture
0111Growing of cereals and other crops n.e.c.
This class includes growing of temporary and permanent crops:
Growing of cereal grains such as rice, wheat and corn (except sweet corn), potatoes, yams, sweet potatoes or cassava (manioc), sugar beet, sugar cane or grain sorghum.
Growing of tobacco, including its preliminary processing.
Growing of oil seeds or oleaginous fruit and nuts including peanuts or soya beans.
Production of seeds of a kind used for sowing, of sugar beet and forage plants (including grasses). Growing of hop cones, chicory roots or roots and tubers with a high starch or inulin content. Growing of cotton or other vegetable textile materials and retting of plants bearing vegetable textile fibres (jute, flax, coir), growing of plant materials for plaiting, padding or stuffing or for brushes or brooms. Growing of rubber trees, harvesting of latex and treatment on the plantation of the liquid latex for purposes of transport or preservation. Production of dried leguminous vegetables such as field peas and beans. Growing of plant materials used chiefly in pharmacy or for insecticidal, fungicidal or similar purposes.
Growing of crops not elsewhere classified.
Exclusions: Growing of the following crops is classified in class 0112 (Growing vegetables, horticultural specialties and nursery products): vegetables or melons, horticultural specialties, flowers or production of seeds for sowing plants valued chiefly for flowers or vegetables.
Growing of the following is classified in class 0113, fruit or nuts, beverage crops, spice crops. Gathering of forest products and other wildgrowing materials such as cork, resins and balsams is classified in class 0200 (Forestry, logging and related service activities).
0112Growing of vegetables, horticultural specialities and nursery products
This class includes growing of the following crops, in the open or under cover:
Growing of vegetables or melons including: sweet corn, growing or gathering of mushrooms or truffles: olives: capers; marrows; pumpkins; aubergines; fruits of the genus capsicum or pimenta (i.e. "peppers"), or fennel, parsley, chervil, tarragon, cress or sweet marjoram. Growing of fruit bearing vegetables, e.g. cucumbers, tomatoes, etc.
Growing of flowers or flower buds.
Growing or production of horticultural specialties including: seeds for flowers, fruit or vegetables, unrooted cuttings or slips; bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns or rhizomes.
Growing of living plants for planting or ornamental purposes.
Exclusions: Growing of the following is classified in class 0111 (Growing of cereals and other crops n.e.c.): grains; oleaginous crops; vegetable textile materials; potatoes; tobacco; chicory roots, roots and tubers with a high starch or inulin content; sugar beet, forage crops or grasses.
Growing of the following crops is classified in class 0113 (Growing of fruit, nuts, beverage and spice crops): fruit, nuts or spice crops; coffee, cocoa beans, tea or maté.
Except as otherwise specified, gathering of wild growing materials is classified in class 0200 (Forestry, logging and related service activities).
Operation of tree nurseries is also classified in class 0200.
0113Growing of fruit, nuts, beverage and spice crops
This class includes growing of fruit: citrus, tropical pome or stone fruit; small fruit such asberries; other fruit such as avocados, grapes, guava, dates or bread fruit.
Manufacture of wine when done at the same location where the grapes are grown is included, by exception.
Growing of edible nuts including coconuts.
Growing of beverage crops such as coffee or cocoa beans; tea or maté leaves. Growing of spice crops including: spice leaves (e.g. bay, thyme, basil); spice seeds (e.g. anise, coriander, cumin); spice flowers (e.g. cinnamon); spice fruit (e.g. cloves); or other spices (e.g. nutmeg, ginger).
Exclusions: Growing of nuts used chiefly for oil extraction is classified in class 0111 (Growing of cereals and other crops n.e.c.). Hop cone and chicory root growing are also classified in class 0111.
Growing of fruit bearing vegetables is classified in class 0112 (Growing of vegetables, horticultural specialties and nursery products).
Growing fresh "peppers" and certain vegetables such as parsley and tarragon are also classified in class 0112.
Processing to prepare crop for market is classified in class 0140 (Agricultural and animal husbandry service activities, except veterinary activities).
Except as otherwise specified, gathering of wild growing fruit and nuts is classified in class 0200 (Forestry, logging and related service activities).
Manufacture of cocoa is classified in class 1543.
Processing of coffee or tea leaves and manufacture of spices are classified in class 1549 (Manufacture of other food products n.e.c.).
Manufacture of wines from grapes not produced by the same unit is classified in class 1552.
012 Farming of animals
0121Farming of cattle, sheep, goats, horses, asses, mules and hinnies, dairy farming
This class includes farming of domestic animals, such as beef cattle, sheep, goats, horses, asses, mules or hinnies. Stud farming and the provision of feed lot services for such animals.
Production of raw milk, bovine semen.
Production of butter, cheese, other dairy products as secondary activity does not change the classification of the unit.
Sheep shearing by the sheep owner.
Exclusions: Animal boarding, care and breeding are classified in class 0140 (Agricultural andanimal husbandry service activity, except veterinary activities).
Sheep shearing on a fee or contract basis is also classified in class 0140.
Pulled wool is a product of slaughterhouse operation which is classified in class 1511 (Production, processing and preserving of meat and meat products).
Processing of milk outside the farm is classified in class 1520 (Manufacture of dairy products).
0122Other animal farming, production of animal products n.e.c.
This class includes raising of live domesticated animals other than those of class 0121, e.g. swine and poultry.
Raising in captivity of semi-domesticated or wild live animals including birds, reptiles, insects, rabbits, mink.
Production of fur skins, reptile or bird skins from ranching operation.
Operation of dog and cat farms, worm farms, land mollusc farms, frog farms.
Production of live animals products such as eggs, honey and silkworm cocoons.
Operation of poultry hatcheries.
Exclusions: Production of hides and skins originating from hunting and trapping is classified in class 0150 (Hunting, trapping and game propagation, including related service activities), from slaughterhouses in class 1511 (Production, processing and preserving of meat and meat products), respectively.
Operation of fish farms and fish hatcheries is classified in class 0500.
013 0130Growing of crops combined with farming of animals (mixed farming)
This class includes crop growing in combination with farming of animals such as sheep or meat cattle at mixed activity units with a specialization ratio in either one of less than 66 percent.
Exclusions: Mixed cropping or mixed livestock units are classified according to their main activity.