What are the Various Activities undertaken in the Primary Sector, Secondary Sector and Tertiary Sector?

By Balaji

Updated on: February 17th, 2023

The activities in the primary sector mainly include mining and quarrying, poultry, fishing, animal husbandry, agriculture, and forestry. The secondary sector includes activities related to manufacturing. The various activities of the tertiary sector include education, health, transportation, trade, communication, services, insurance, and tourism. The various activities undertaken in the Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary sectors can be categorized into extracting raw materials, manufacturing, and services, respectively.

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  • 1. Activities undertaken in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sector (more)

Activities undertaken in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sector

Primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors are the three main sectors of the economy that add to the economic value of the country. These sectors are responsible for the production of goods and services across the country. These three sectors work together and contribute to the economy of the country.

  • The primary sector is majorly responsible for the extraction and production of raw materials or natural resources.
  • The secondary sector is responsible for processing these natural resources and includes all manufacturing activities.
  • The tertiary sector provides facilities and support to the other two sectors by providing various services such as banking, education, trade, transport, tourism, and communication.
  • This sector mainly deals with the finished product and its services.
  • The largest tertiary activity in the world is the tourism industry which claims 250 million registered jobs worldwide.

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