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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Activity of Person’

NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Activity of Person’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

Common Examples of Activity of Person

More commonly used values for Activity of Person…

Activity of Person  Code 
Social Gathering 04
Camping 08

All values for Activity of Person

Activity of Person  Code 
Logging/timber Harvest 01
Management Activities 02
Construction/Maintenance 03
Social Gathering 04
Hunting 05
Fishing 06
Other Recreation 07
Camping 08
Other Permitted Harvest 09
Picnicking 10
Non-permitted Harvest 11
Harvest Of Illegal Material 12
Religious or Ceremonial Activity 13
Oil/gas Production 14
Military Operations 15
Subsistence 16
Mining 17
Livestock Grazing 18
Target Practice 19
Blasting 20
Fireworks Use 21
Human Activity - Other 00

Transactions containing ‘Activity of Person’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

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Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 2
Element Type Coded Field - The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.
 
 

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