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Out of 625 industries listed in the South African Standard Classification of Industries, 191 fit the profile of which small businesses are able to operate. However this is based on potential and there may not be any actually operational currently in South Africa.

In this document it clearly states that an Industry is made up of a group of Businesses that have their primary function in common. A Sector is made up of several Industries. So you can have a Agricultural sector made up of the animal, grain, vegetable and fruit growing sector.

 

Industry Number

Category

10

Manufacturing of food products

11

Manufacturing of beverages

12

Manufacturing of tobacco products

13

Manufacturing of textiles

14

Manufacturing of wearing apparel

15

Manufacturing of leather and related products

16

Manufacturing of wood and product if wood or cork, except furniture; manufacte of articles of straw and plaiting materials

17

Manufacturing of paper and paper products

21

Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products

25

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

26

Manufacturer of computer, electronic and optical products

27

Manufacture of electrical equipment

28

Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c

29

Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailer and semi-trailers

30

Manufacture of other transport equipment

31

Manufacture of furniture

32

Other manufacturing

41

Construction of buildings

43

Specialised construction activities

10101

Slaughtering, dressing and packing of livestock, including poultry and small game for meat

10102

Manufacture of prepared and preserved meat, including sausage; by-products (hides, bones, etc.)

10103

Production of lard and other edible fats

10109

Other processing and preserving of meat

10200

Processing and preserving of fish, crustaceans and molluscs

10300

Processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables

10401

Manufacture of crude oil and oilseed cake and meal

10402

Manufacture of compound cooking fats, margarine and edible oils

10501

Processing of fresh milk

10502

Manufacture of butter and cheese

10503

Manufacture of ice cream and other edible ice (whether or not containing cream or chocolate)

10504

Manufacture of milk powder, condensed milk and other edible milk products, e.g. ghee, casein or lactose

10611

Manufacture of flour and grain mill products, including rice and vegetable milling; grain mill residues

10612

Manufacture of breakfast foods

10620

Manufacture of starches and starch products

10710

Manufacture of bakery products

10720

Manufacture of sugar

10730

Manufacture of cocoa, chocolate and sugar confectionery

10740

Manufacture of macaroni, noodles, couscous and similar farinaceous products

10750

Manufacture of prepared meals and dishes

10791

Manufacture of coffee, coffee substitutes and tea

10792

Manufacture of nut foods

10799

Manufacture of spices, condiments, vinegar, yeast, egg products, soups and other food

10800

Manufacture of prepared animal feeds

11010

Distilling, rectifying and blending of spirits

11020

Manufacture of wines

11031

Manufacture of malt liquors such as beer, ale, porter and stout

11032

Manufacture of sorghum beer

11033

Manufacture of malt

11040

Manufacture of soft drinks; production of mineral waters and other bottled waters

12000

Manufacture of tobacco products

13111

Preparatory activities in respect of animal fibres, including washing, combing and

13112

Preparatory activities in respect of vegetable fibres

13119

Other preparation and spinning of textile fibres

13120

Weaving of textiles

13130

Finishing of textiles

13910

Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics

13921

Manufacture of blankets, made-up furnishing articles and stuffed articles

13922

Manufacture of tents, tarpaulins, sails and other canvas goods and car seat covers

13930

Manufacture of carpets and rugs

13940

Manufacture of cordage, rope, twine and netting

13990

Manufacture of other textiles n.e.c.

14100

Manufacturing of wearing apparel, except fur apparel

14300

Manufacture of knitted and crocheted apparel

15110

Tanning and dressing of leather; dressing and dyeing of fur

15120

Manufacture of luggage, handbags and the like, saddlery and harness

15200

Manufacture of footwear

16100

Sawmilling and planning of wood

16210

Manufacture of veneer sheets and wood-based panels

16220

Manufacture of buildersÆ carpentry and joinery

16230

Manufacture of wooden containers

16291

Manufacture of other products of wood

16292

Manufacturing of other articles of cork, straw and plaiting materials, including

17010

Manufacture of pulp, paper and paperboard

17022

Manufacture of containers of paper and paperboard

17090

Manufacture of other articles of paper and paperboard

18110

Printing

18120

Service activities related to printing

18200

Reproduction of recorded media

20220

Manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings, printing ink and mastics

20230

Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations, perfumes and toilet preparations

20292

Manufacture of adhesives, glues, sizes and cements

21000

Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products

23100

Manufacture of glass and glass products

23910

Manufacture of refractory products

23920

Manufacture of clay building materials

23930

Manufacture of other porcelain and ceramic products

23950

Manufacture of articles of concrete, cement and plaster

24201

Refining of precious metals, e.g. gold, silver d platinum

24310

Casting of iron and steel

24320

Casting of non-ferrous metals

25111

Manufacture of metal structures or parts thereof

25119

Manufacture of other structural metal products, e.g. metal doors, windows and gates

25120

Manufacture of tanks, reservoirs and containers of metal

25130

Manufacture of steam generators, except central heating hot water boilers

25200

Manufacture of weapons and ammunition

25910

Forging, pressing, stamping and roll-forming of metal; powder metallurgy

25921

Treating and coating of metals

25922

General mechanical engineering on a fee or contract basis

25930

Manufacture of cutlery, hand tools and general hardware

25991

Manufacture of metal containers, e.g. cans and tins

25992

Manufacture of cables and wire products

25993

Manufacture of springs (all types)

25994

Manufacture of metal fasteners

25999

Other Manufacture of other fabricated metal products n.e.c.

26100

Manufacture of electronic components and boards

26200

Manufacture of computers and peripheral equipment

26300

Manufacture of communication equipment

26400

Manufacture of consumer electronics

26510

Manufacture of measuring, testing, navigating and control equipment

26520

Manufacture of watches and clocks

26600

Manufacture of irradiation, electro medical and electrotherapeutic equipment

26700

Manufacture of optical instruments and photographic equipment

26800

Manufacture of magnetic and optical media

27100

Manufacture of electric motors, generators, transformers and electricity distribution and control apparatus

27200

Manufacture of batteries and accumulators

27320

Manufacture of other electronic and electric wires and cables

27330

Manufacture of wiring devices

27400

Manufacture of electric lighting equipment

27500

Manufacture of domestic appliances

27900

Manufacture of other electrical equipment

28110

Manufacture of engines and turbines, except aircraft, vehicle and cycle engines

28120

Manufacture of fluid power equipment

28130

Manufacture of other pumps, compressors, taps and valves

28140

Manufacture of bearings, gears, gearing and driving elements

28150

Manufacture of ovens, furnaces and furnace burners

28160

Manufacture of lifting and handling equipment

28170

Manufacture of office machinery and equipment (except computers and peripheral equipment)

28180

Manufacture of power-driven hand tools

28190

Manufacture of other general-purpose machinery

28210

Manufacture of agricultural and forestry machinery

28220

Manufacture of metal-forming machinery and machine tools

28230

Manufacture of machinery for metallurgy

28240

Manufacture of machinery for mining, quarrying and construction

28250

Manufacture of machinery for food, beverage and tobacco processing

28260

Manufacture of machinery for textile, apparel and leather production

28290

Manufacture of other special-purpose machinery

29100

Manufacture of motor vehicles

29200

Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-

29300

Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

30110

Building of ships and floating structures

30120

Building of pleasure and sporting boats

30200

Manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock

30300

Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery

30400

Manufacture of military fighting vehicles

30910

Manufacture of motorcycles

30920

Manufacture of bicycles and invalid carriages

30990

Manufacture of other transport equipment n.e.c.

31000

Manufacture of furniture

32111

Manufacture of jewellery and related articles composed of precious metals, precious and semi-precious stone and pearls

32119

Other precious and semi-precious stone cutting and polishing

32120

Manufacture of imitation jewellery and related articles

32200

Manufacture of musical instruments

32300

Manufacture of sports goods

32400

Manufacture of games and toys

32500

Manufacture of medical and dental instruments and supplies

32901

Manufacture of coffins

32909

Other manufacture n.e.c. (except coffins)

33110

Repair of fabricated metal products

33120

Repair of machinery

33130

Repair of electronic and optical equipment

33140

Repair of electrical equipment

33150

Repair of transport equipment, except motor vehicles

33190

Repair of other equipment

33200

Installation of industrial machinery and equipment

35101

Generation of electricity

35102

Distribution of purchased electric energy only

35103

Generation and/or distribution for own use

35200

Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains

35300

Steam and air conditioning supply

41000

Construction of buildings

42100

Construction of roads and railways

42200

Construction of utility projects

42900

Construction of other civil engineering projects

43110

Demolition

43120

Site preparation

43210

Electrical installation

58110

Book publishing

58120

Publishing of directories and mailing lists

58130

Publishing of newspapers, journals and periodicals

58190

Other publishing activities

58200

Software publishing

59110

Motion picture, video and television programme production activities

59120

Motion picture, video and television programme post-production activities

59130

Motion picture, video and television programme distribution activities

59140

Motion picture projection activities

59200

Sound recording and music publishing activities

98100

Undifferentiated goods-producing activities of private households for own use

98200

Undifferentiated service-producing activities of private households for own use