Sectors of Industry

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A brief introduction to industrial sectors in the United Kingdom

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Sectors of Industry

  1. 1. Sectors of Industry Some trends and explanations...
  2. 2. Sectors of Industry Primary The extraction of raw materials .
  3. 3. Sectors of Industry Primary <ul><li>They are of lower value . </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of our traditional markets , the British Empire no longer exists. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheaper imports from aboard where overheads are lower. </li></ul><ul><li>Some raw materials can be extracted on a larger scale , therefore, they are cheaper to produce. i.e. Opencast mining in Australia . </li></ul><ul><li>Some raw materials are running out, such coal and iron ore, there is little, or it is difficult, to extract which makes it more expensive. </li></ul><ul><li>The high value of the pound makes exports expensive aboard. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sectors of Industry Secondary The processing and manufacturing of products .
  5. 5. Sectors of Industry Secondary <ul><li>Increased mechanisation . </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of our traditional markets , the British Empire no longer exists. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheaper imports from aboard where overheads are lower, therefore competition . </li></ul><ul><li>A decline in primary products has lead a decline of associated secondary industry i.e. Steel manufacturing . </li></ul><ul><li>The high value of the pound makes exports expensive aboard. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sectors of Industry Tertiary Providing a service .
  7. 7. Tertiary Sectors of Industry <ul><li>Expansion in employment in the public sector e.g. N.H.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Labour saving devices mean people have more time for leisure and entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>People have greater disposable incomes . </li></ul><ul><li>The population is increasingly becoming elderly . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sectors of Industry Quaternary Innovation , research and design .
  9. 9. Sectors of Industry Quaternary <ul><li>Increase in demand for hi-tech consumer products . </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-tech products require research and development . </li></ul><ul><li>This creates greater demand for more sophisticated products. </li></ul>

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