Industry Jobs consist of a List of Industries and Sectors of the Economy– This section of Recruitment NG website publishes industry jobs and
articles for anyone who intends to be a business person or an investor. You must because it is advised that you know the industries and sectors of the economy that exist within your environment. Now in the line of duty, i have seen a lot of small business owners that don’t even know the industry they operate under, not to talk of the sector of the economy they operate in.Did you know that as a entrepreneur or investor, it is extremely very important that you are well informed about industry development, statistics and the corresponding competition around. These list of industries will help you to position yourself and business for successful growth. No time wasted,  these are the list of
industries and sectors of the economy.

A List of Industries and Sectors of the Economy

Typical list of Industries in Nigeria

  • Government
  • Telecommunication
  • Legal services
  • Construction
  • Food processing
  • Consulting
  • Gambling
  • Retail sales
  • Franchising
  • Real estate
  • Education
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Mass media
  • Healthcare/hospitals
  • Public health
  • Information technology
  • Waste disposal
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Financial services
  • FMCG

Sectors of the Nigerian Economy

The economic sector is of three aspects namely:
  • The primary sector
  • The secondary sector
  • The tertiary sector

The primary sector

This is the sector of the economy that makes direct use of natural resources. The primary sector includes:
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry and fishing
  • Mining
  • Extraction of oil and gas etc.

The secondary sector

The secondary sectors is aspect of economy includes those economic sectors that create a finished, tangible product (production and construction.): Please note clearly that the function of this sector is to generally take the output of the primary sector and manufactures finished goods. These products are then exported or sold to domestic consumers and to places where they can be use by other businesses. Secondary sector is dividedinto:

  • Light industry
  • Heavy industry
It is important that you know that these industries consume large quantities of energy and needs factories and machinery to convert the raw materials into goods and products. They also in charge of waste material and waste heat production that may pose environmental problems or cause pollution.

The tertiary sector

The tertiary sector is also known as the service sector or the service industry. The service sector is made up of “soft” parts of the economy, i.e. activities where people offer their knowledge and time to improve productivity, sustainability and potential. The basic components of this sector are the production of services (intangible goods) rather than end products. The services include:
  • Attention,
  • Access,
  • Experience,
  • Advice and discussion.
Notice that the production of information is generally as well regarded as service, but it is now attributed to fourth sector by some economists, as the Quaternary sector.