4520 Pubs, Taverns and Bars

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

4520 Pubs, Taverns and Bars

This class consists of hotels, bars or similar units (except hospitality clubs) mainly engaged in serving alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, or selling alcoholic beverages both for consumption on and off the premises. These units may also provide food services, gambling services and/or present live entertainment.

Primary activities

  • Bar operation
  • Hotel bar operation
  • Night club operation
  • Pub operation
  • Tavern operation
  • Wine bar operation


Units mainly engaged in

  • retailing alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises only are included in Class 4123 Liquor Retailing; and
  • operating hospitality clubs (which could include gambling, sporting or other social or entertainment facilities) are included in Class 4530 Clubs (Hospitality).
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