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Types of economic sector
\ue000There are four key industrial economic sectors:
1.the primary sector- largely raw material extraction
industries such as mining and farming
2.the secondary sector- involving refining and
3.the tertiary sector - which deals with services (such
as law and medicine and distribution of
manufactured goods.
4.the quaternary sector- a relatively new type of

knowledge industry focusing on technological
research, development such as computer
programming, and biochemistry.

5.A fifth sector- has been proposed encompassing
\ue000In the simplest sense an industrial

society is a social system whose mode
of production focuses primarily on
finished goods manufactured with the
aid of machinery.

\ue000The term 'industrial societies' originated
from Saint Simon.
Features of Industrial society
\ue000Industrial societies are in a continual state of
rapid change due to technological
\ue000The high level of productivity in industrial

societies further stimulates population
growth where people start living in cities
and urban areas.

\ue000New medical technologies and improved
living standards serve to extend life
\ue000The division of labor becomes complex with
the availability of specialized jobs.

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