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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 9112


  • Tabulation Category: O - Other community, social and personal service activities
  • Division: 91 - Activities of membership organizations n.e.c.
  • Group: 911 - Activities of business, employers and professional organizations
  • Class: 9112 - Activities of professional organizations

Explanatory note

This class includes the activities of organizations whose members' interests centre chiefly on a particular scholarly discipline or professional practice or technical field. Included are activities of associations of specialists engaged in cultural activities such as writers, painters, performers of various kinds, journalists, etc. The members of these organizations generally have a considerable educational background, frequently at the university or higher technical level, but this is not necessarily required because also associations of e.g. foremen, salesmen, insurance agents, stenographers, etc., are included. The main services supplied involve the dissemination of information, the establishment and supervision of standards of practice, representation before government agencies and public relations.

Exclusions: Publication of newspapers, journals etc., by these organizations is classified in the appropriate class of group 221 (Publishing).
Education provided by these organizations is classified in the appropriate categories of division 80 (Education).

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