Distinguish between Primary sector and Secondary sector



Distinguish between Primary sector and Secondary sector by stating four points of distinction.


Points of distinction are given in the table below
Primary sector:
1.It includes economic activities involving extraction and production of natural resources.
2.It provides raw materials to the Secondary sector.
3.Most of the activities are not dependent on Secondary sector.
4.Greater dependence on this sector indicates an underdeveloped economy.
5.e g. agriculture, mining and forestry.
Secondary sector:
1.It processes natural resources.
2.It converts raw materials provided by primary activities into finished or semi-finished goods.
3.It is dependent on the Primary sector for supply of raw materials.
4.A shift of economic activities from Primary to Secondary sectors indicates a developing economy.
5.e.g. manufacturing and construction.