NAICS 922140

What is the NAICS code 922140?

The NAICS code 922140 is applied to those industries related to Correctional Institutions.

This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in managing and operating correctional institutions. The facility is generally designed for the confinement, correction, and rehabilitation of adult and/or juvenile offenders sentenced by a court.

Illustrative examples:

  • Correctional institutions, public administration
  • Penitentiaries, public administration
  • Detention centers, public administration
  • Prisons, public administration
  • Jails, public administration

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 922140 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

  • 92 - Public Administration
  • 922 - Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
  • 9221 - Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
  • 92214 - Correctional Institutions
  • 922140 - Correctional Institutions

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 922140


This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 922140 has the following cross-references:

  • Establishments primarily engaged in managing or operating correctional facilities on a contract or fee basis are classified in Industry 561210, Facilities Support Services.
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in operating halfway houses for ex-criminal offenders and delinquent youths are classified in Industry 623990, Other Residential Care Facilities.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Correctional Institutions industry (NAICS Code 922140):

  • Correctional boot camps (except private operation of)
  • Correctional institutions (except private operation of)
  • Detention centers (except private operation of)
  • Honor camps, correctional (except private operation of)
  • Houses of correction (except private operation of)
  • Jails (except private operation of)
  • Penitentiaries (except private operation of)
  • Prison farms (except private operation of)
  • Prisons (except private operation of)
  • Reformatories (except private operation of)

NAICS 922140

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