2017 Edition

national industry 813110

Religious Organizations


This industry comprises (1) establishments primarily engaged in operating religious organizations, such as churches, religious temples, and monasteries, and/or (2) establishments primarily engaged in administering an organized religion or promoting religious activities.

The immediate parent of national industry 813110 is international industry 81311: Religious Organizations

Illustrative Examples

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

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • 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 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 813110 -
2007 813110 -
2012 813110 -
2017 813110 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8661 - Religious Organizations

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 813110, Religious Organizations:

  1. church
  2. church and other house of worship
  3. church clergy
  4. church hall separate building
  5. church office separate building
  6. church or other house of worship
  7. church synagogue temple
  8. church synagogue temple modern
  9. church synagogue temple old historical
  10. convent monastery
  11. convent monastery modern
  12. convent monastery old historical
  13. convent or monastery
  14. fund raising activity operated by charitable or religious body
  15. monastery convent
  16. office religious reading room
  17. other service except public administration
  18. rectory
  19. religious grantmaking civic professional and similar organization
  20. religious house of worship
  21. religious institution owner occupied
  22. religious institution tenant occupied
  23. religious organization
  24. religious reading room
  25. religious reading room office
  26. special event church level 1
  27. special event church level 2
  28. special event church level 3
  29. synagogue church temple
  30. temple church synagogue


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