– 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
- Legal services
- Food processing
- Retail sales
- Real estate
- Mass media
- Public health
- Information technology
- Waste disposal
- Financial services
Sectors of the Nigerian Economy
- The primary sector
- The secondary sector
- The tertiary sector
The primary sector
- Forestry and fishing
- Extraction of oil and gas etc.
The secondary sector
secondary sectors is aspect of economy includes those economic sectors
that create a finished, tangible product (production and construction.):
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 divided
- Light industry
- Heavy industry
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
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:
- Advice and discussion.
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.