Definition: Service industries
The terms service industry(ies), service sector(s) or simply service(s) are generally used to refer to economic activities covered by Sections G to N and P to S in classifications ISIC Rev. 4 and NACE Rev. 2, and the units that carry out those activities.
Eurostat, "NACE Rev. 1, Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1996