5921 Data Processing and Web Hosting Services

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

5921 Data Processing and Web Hosting Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing electronic data processing or hosting services. These units provide specialised hosting activities such as web hosting, streaming services or application hosting, provide application service provisioning, or provide general timesharing mainframe facilities to customers. These units provide complete processing and specialised reports from data supplied by customers or provide automated data processing and data entry services.

Primary activities

  • Application hosting
  • Application service provision
  • Audio and visual media streaming service
  • Automated data processing service
  • Computer input preparation service
  • Computer time leasing or renting
  • Computer time sharing service
  • Data capture imaging service
  • Data entry service (electronic)
  • Data processing computer service
  • Disk and diskette conversion and recertification service
  • Electronic data processing service
  • Microfiche or microfilm recording and imaging service
  • Optical scanning service
  • Web hosting


Units mainly engaged in

  • providing word processing and related document preparation activities are included in Class 7292 Document Preparation Services;
  • providing on-site management and operation of a customer’s data-processing facilities are included in Class 7000 Computer System Design and Related Services;
  • gathering, tabulating and presenting marketing and opinion data are included in Class 6950 Market Research and Statistical Services;
  • processing financial transactions such as credit card transaction are included in the appropriate classes of Division K Financial and Insurance Services; and
  • providing payroll processing services are included in Class 7291 Office Administrative Services.
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