Changes to Employment
- Primary sector - Growing/collecting/extracting natural, raw materials. The primary employment sector is where all the farming and collecting minerals is done. Extracting oil is also a form of the primary employment sector.
- Secondary sector - Manufacturing/processing materials. The secondary employment secotr is where all the manufacturing is done. This is usually done in big factories. This is all done in big bulk.
- Tertiary sector - Transportation of Merchandise. The tertiary employment sector is the transportation of the merchandise. This could be through ships, lorries, planes, trains, etc.
- Quaternary sector - Research sector. The quaternary employment sector is where all the research into the merchandise is done. People experiment with new ideas/inventions.
- Between 1964 and 2002, primary sector jobs decreased by 2% from 6% to 4%. This is most probably because robots and automated machines are taking over farming, etc.
- Also, secondary sector jobs decreased by 14% from 40% to 26%. This, again, is most probably because robots and automated machines are taking over manufacturing jobs in factories, etc.
- Also, tertiary jobs have increased by 16% from 54% to 70%. This is most probably because the tertiary sector is becoming more popular because you get paid a fair amount and there isn't much to do in your job, other than transport.
- The UK have great links to many places around the world. In fact, pretty much every single country supplies their goods to the UK.
- The UK gets lots of its goods and trade from EU and commonwealth countries. But pretty much every other country round the world supplies goods to Britain in some form.