Private households

The term "Private households" is used in both the SIC system and in NAICS, but it does not have the same definition in both systems.

SIC definition:

This major (SIC) group includes private households which employ workers who serve on or about the premises in occupations usually considered as domestic service. Households classified in this major group may employ individuals such as cooks, laundresses, maids, sitters, butlers, personal secretaries, and managers of personal affairs; and outside workers, such as gardeners, caretakers, and other maintenance workers.

NAICS definition

Industries in the Private Households NAICS subsector include private households that engage in employing workers on or about the premises in activities primarily concerned with the operation of the household. These private households may employ individuals, such as cooks, maids, and butlers, and outside workers, such as gardeners, caretakers, and other maintenance workers.

Related Data Tables

For estimates relating to Private households please see the following tables

  • In the annual state personal income and employment category: SA25 SA25N SA27 SA27N SA5 SA5N SA6 SA6N SA7 SA7N
  • In the county annual personal income and employment category: CA5 CA5N CA6 CA6N