Types of Industries: Primary, Genetic, Extractive, Manufacturing, Construction and Service Industry

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Classification/Types of Industries

Classification and Types of Industries

Classification and Types of Industries

Primary Industry

  • Concerned with production of goods with the help of nature.

  • It is a nature – oriented industry, which requires very little human effort.

E.g. Agriculture, farming, forestry, etc.

Primary Industry

Primary Industry

Genetic Industry

  • Engaged in re-production and multiplication of certain spices of plants and animals with the object of sale.

  • Main aim: To earn profit from such sale.

E.g. plant nurseries, cattle rearing, etc.

Genetic Industry

Genetic Industry

Extractive Industry

  • Concerned with extraction or drawing out goods from the soil, air or water.

  • Generally, products of extractive industries come in raw form.

  • They are used by construction industries for producing finished product.

E.g. mining industry, coal mineral, oil industry, rubber from forests, etc.

Extractive Industry

Extractive Industry

Manufacturing Industry

  • Engaged in transforming raw material into finished product with the help of machines and manpower.

  • Finished goods can be either consumer goods or producer goods.

E.g. textiles, chemicals, sugar, etc.

Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing Industry

Construction Industry

  • Take up the work of construction of buildings, bridges, roads, etc.

  • In other industries goods can be produced at one place and sold at another place, but in this industry, goods produced and sold by constructive industry are erected at one place.

Construction Industry

Construction Industry

Service Industry

  • In modern times service sector plays a significant role in the development of the nation.

  • Therefore, it is named as service industry.

  • It includes hotel industry, tourism industry, entertainment industry, etc.

Service Industry

Service Industry

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