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2012 Edition

national industry 812220

Cemeteries and Crematories


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating sites or structures reserved for the interment of human or animal remains and/or cremating the dead.

The immediate parent of national industry 812220 is international industry 81222: Cemeteries and Crematories

Illustrative Examples

  • Cemetery associations (i.e., operators of cemeteries) Memorial gardens (i.e., burial places)
  • Crematories (except combined with funeral homes) Pet cemeteries
  • Mausoleums

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Crematories combined with funeral homes are classified in Industry 812210, Funeral Homes and Funeral Services.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 812220
2007 812220
2012 812220
2017 812220
2022 812220

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 812220, Cemeteries and Crematories:

  1. cemetery
  2. cemetery and crematory
  3. cemetery associated with a church
  4. cemetery independent
  5. cemetery mausoleum
  6. cemetery nfp
  7. cemetery nonprofit
  8. cemetery operation
  9. cemetery pre paid fund
  10. cemetery subdivider and developer
  11. crematorium
  12. crematory
  13. crematory nfp
  14. crematory nonprofit
  15. crematory operation
  16. crematory operator
  17. death care service
  18. funeral director or crematory operation or undertaker
  19. funeral service and crematory
  20. mausoleum
  21. mausoleum cemetery
  22. mausoleum nfp
  23. mausoleum nonprofit
  24. mausoleum other than
  25. other service except public administration
  26. personal and laundry service
  27. pet cremation service no veterinary service
  28. real estate agent and manager


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