POI Classifications

POI Dataset - Classifications

Listed below is the first and second tier of categories and the number of POI associated to this level. POIDB uses a third tier (not displayed) to further define these POI types

An example of 3 category levels would be:-

  • 1st Level - Places to Eat
  • 2nd Level - Restaurants
  • 3rd Level - Chinese Restaurants

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Category & Subject Category POI Count
Activities » Sports & Recreation 5441
Activities » Sports Facilities 13477
Attractions » Art & Culture 150
Attractions » Botanical and zoological 74
Attractions » Historical and cultural 7263
Attractions » Recreational 63510
Attractions » Scenic features 6339
Attractions » Tourism 1539
Entertainment » Clubs 6137
Entertainment » Entertainment support services 1055
Entertainment » Gambling 403
Entertainment » Venues, stage and screen 715
Other » Extractive industries 7705
Other » Farming 1736
Other » Foodstuffs 55
Other » Home related 14
Other » Industrial features 5791
Other » Industrial products 32
Other » Reference 9970
Places to Eat » Restaurants 9395
Places to Eat » Take Away 9681
Places to Stay » Indoor 12024
Places to Stay » Outdoor 5925
Public Services » Education 21335
Public Services » Government 6150
Public Services » Health 4982
Public Services » Organisations 475
Public Services » Publicly accessible facilities 26503
Public Services » Religion 9995
Public Services » Utilities / Infrastructure support 6120
Retail & Services » Business Services 3
Retail & Services » Clothing and accessories 2914
Retail & Services » Construction 272
Retail & Services » Education / Tuition 6
Retail & Services » Employee, Hiring and Contract services 1195
Retail & Services » Finance 5404
Retail & Services » Food and drink 4160
Retail & Services » Household, leisure and garden 6070
Retail & Services » Industrial Equipment & Services 48
Retail & Services » Multi item retail 8749
Retail & Services » Office, IT and electrical 3266
Retail & Services » Specialised Retail 8188
Retail & Services » Trades 127
Retail & Services » Transport 5662
Retail & Services » Travel & Tourism 63
Retail & Services » Wholesale and Distributors 64
Transport » Aerial Transportation 2308
Transport » Road and rail 25603
Transport » Walking, riding and cycling 418
Transport » Water Transportation 238

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