NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81311

Industry 81311

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 81311 – Religious Organizations

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81311: See industry description for NAICS 813110 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 813110: This industry comprises of the following:

  1. Establishments primarily engaged in operating religious organizations, such as churches, religious temples, and monasteries, and/or
    Establishments primarily engaged in administering an organized religion or promoting religious activities.
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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 81311

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Churches
  • Shrines, religious
  • Monasteries (except schools)
  • Synagogues
  • Mosques, religious
  • Temples, religious

Cross-References for Industry 81311

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 81311. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Schools, colleges, or universities operated by religious organizations are classified in Sector 61, Educational Services;
  • Radio and television stations operated by religious organizations are classified in Subsector 515, Broadcasting (except Internet);
  • Publishing houses operated by religious organizations are classified in Subsector 511, Publishing Industries (except Internet);
  • Establishments operated by religious organizations primarily engaged in health and social assistance for individuals are classified in Sector 62, Health Care and Social Assistance; and
  • Used merchandise stores operated by religious organizations are classified in Industry NAICS 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 81311

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 81311. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Bible societies
  • Churches
  • Convents (except schools)
  • Missions, religious organization
  • Monasteries (except schools)
  • Mosques, religious
  • Places of worship
  • Religious organizations
  • Retreat houses, religious
  • Shrines, religious
  • Synagogues
  • Temples, religious
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 81: Other Services (except Public Administration)
    • Subsector 813: Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
      • Industry Group 8131: Religious Organizations
        • Industry 81311: Religious Organizations (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 813110: Religious Organizations

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