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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 Existed Equivalent Value
2002 813110
2007 813110
2012 813110
2017 813110
2022 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. church temple mosque and synagogue
  11. church temple mosque and synagogue clergy pro
  12. convent monastery
  13. convent monastery modern
  14. convent monastery old historical
  15. convent or monastery
  16. fund raising activity operated by charitable or religious body
  17. monastery convent
  18. office religious reading room
  19. other service except public administration
  20. rectory
  21. religious grantmaking civic professional and similar organization
  22. religious house of worship
  23. religious institution owner occupied
  24. religious institution tenant occupied
  25. religious organization
  26. religious reading room
  27. religious reading room office
  28. special event church level 1
  29. special event church level 2
  30. special event church level 3
  31. synagogue church temple
  32. temple church synagogue


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