9540 Religious Services

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

9540 Religious Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing religious services and/or operating facilities such as churches, mosques, religious temples and monasteries. Also included are units which administer an organised religion or promote religious activities.

Primary activities

  • Bible society operation
  • Church operation
  • Convent operation (except schools)
  • Diocesan registry operation
  • Missionary society operation
  • Monastery operation (except schools)
  • Mosque operation
  • Religious organisation operation
  • Religious shrine operation
  • Religious temple operation
  • Synagogue operation


Units mainly engaged in:

  • operating wedding chapels are included in Class 9539 Other Personal Services n.e.c.;
  • operating schools, colleges or universities (including religious programs/curricula) are included in the appropriate classes of Division P Education and Training; and
  • providing health and social assistance services are included in the appropriate classes of Division Q Health Care and Social Assistance.
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