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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 80


  • Section: M - Education
  • Division: 80 - Education


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 801 - Primary education
  • 802 - Secondary education
  • 803 - Higher education
  • 809 - Other education

Explanatory note

This division includes public as well as private education at any level or for any profession, oral or written as well as by radio and television or other means of communication. It includes education by the different institutions in the regular school system at its different levels as well as adult education, literacy programmes etc. Also included are military schools and academies, prison schools etc. at their respective levels.
For each level of initial education, the classes include special education for physically or mentally handicapped pupils.
The breakdown of the categories in this division is based on the level of education offered as defined by the levels of ISCED 1997.

This division excludes:
- education primarily concerned with recreational activities such as bridge or golf, see division 92

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