The size of various industies vary by country, level of development, and demand in each region. This section of EconomyWatch.com introduces all the major industries and classification systems, together with key industry data.
Industries can be categorized in the following ways:
Offering Based Industry Classification
Production Based Industry Classification
Primary Industry: The agricultural, farming and fisheries businesses come under this head.
Secondary Industry: The industries that utilize machines, factories or human labor to convert raw materials into a processed final product. The manufacturing industries, or heavy industry, are typical examples of Secondary Industry types.
Tertiary Industry: Services-based industries are known as tertiary industries. Retail, food & beverage and professional services are examples of Tertiary Industry