5413 Book Publishing

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

5413 Book Publishing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in publishing (creating and disseminating) books including atlases, textbooks and travel guides.

Primary activities

  • Atlas publishing (except internet)
  • Book publishing (except internet)
  • Encyclopaedia publishing (except internet)
  • Technical manual publishing (except internet)
  • Textbook publishing (except internet)
  • Travel guide book publishing (except internet)


Units mainly engaged in

  • publishing books exclusively on the internet are included in Class 5700 Internet Publishing and Broadcasting;
  • publishing music books and sheet music are included in Class 5521 Music Publishing;
  • printing books without publishing are included in Class 1611 Printing; and
  • writing books without publishing are included in Class 9002 Creative Artists, Musicians, Writers and Performers.
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