Tertiary Industries and Tourism

Tertiary Industries enable consumers to obtain and use the finished goods. Workers in the tertiary part of the economy provide services rather than goods. Sales, repair services, banking, and insurance are all part of the tertiary industry.  People who work in the tertiary sector include workers in the tourism and hospitality industry, doctors, couriers, and business consultants. Some tertiary industries have close ties with the primary and secondary industries. As an example fishermen rely on the weather forecasters to determine what the weather conditions will be like. Tertiary Industries prosper where there is large groups of people, that is where they get the most business. Many people need tertiary industries for there every day life. In PEI, since the 1950's tertiary industries have become extremely important and have been growing steadily. Tertiary Industries are most of the time grouped with Quaternary Industries because of there similarities. Some people may get them confused, although Quaternary Industries and Tertiary Industries both don't produce goods but provide services, Tertiary Industries focus on more broader subjects. Only the Tertiary Industries provide services, other than goods, although sometimes the Quaternary sector does it sometimes, they don't all the time. In 1993, 70.5% of labor forces were hired in the Tertiary sector of the economy. On PEI, tourism and hospitality industries are very common because of attractions around the island. For more information please click below!


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