Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Rental (NAICS 52, 53)


This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in financial transactions (i.e., transactions involving the creation, liquidation, or transfer of financial assets) or in facilitating financial transactions. This includes establishments that are primarily engaged in providing financial intermediation, pooling risk by underwriting annuities and insurance, and providing specialized services that facilitate or support financial intermediation, insurance, and employee benefit programs. Establishments charged with monetary control (monetary authorities) are also included in this sector. This sector also comprises establishments primarily engaged in renting, leasing, or otherwise allowing the use of tangible or intangible assets. Establishments primarily engaged in managing real estate for others; selling, renting, and/or buying real estate for others; and appraising real estate are also included.

Sectors included (NAICS)

  • Monetary Authorities - Central Bank (NAICS 521)
  • Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (NAICS 522)
  • Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investment and Related Activities (NAICS 523)
  • Insurance Carriers and Related Activities (NAICS 524)
  • Funds and Other Financial Vehicles (NAICS 526)
  • Real Estate (NAICS 531)
  • Rental and Leasing Services (NAICS 532)
  • Lessors of Non-Financial Intangible Assets (Except Copyrighted Works) (NAICS 533)