The classification of activities in force in France since 1 January 2008 is the French Classification of Activities (NAF rev. 2). The French Classification of Activities has the same structure as the General Industrial Classification of Economic Activities within the European Communities (NACE rev. 2) but with an additional level, specific to France, that of the sub-class.
NAF rev. 2 has five levels comprising respectively 21, 88, 272, 615 and 732 items.
NAF rev. 2 replaced NAF rev. 1 dating back to 2003 (came into force on 1st January 2003). NAF rev. 1 has five levels comprising respectively 17, 31, 62, 224 and 712 items.
NAF rev. 1 replaced the NAF which had been in force since 1 January 1993.