During the last lesson we had a quick view about ECONOMY, talking about what all the sectors are and they main thing they work on. Today we are going to focus our attention on the Primary and Secondary Sector in our country Spain.
Let's watch this video about a man from Palencia. At the end of the video we want you to answer this video:
- What are the best and the worst things for him as a crop farmer?
THE ACTIVE POPULATION.
Nowadays the active population in Spain is around 23 million of people. And because of the crisis 16,5 million are employed and around 6 million are unemployed people.
- 4.4 % work in the primary sector.
- 20.6 % work in the secondary sector.
- 75 % work in the service sector.
THE PRIMARY SECTOR.
The main sector activities are agriculture, livestock farming and fishing.
Main industries are near the big city. Important industries are:
The construction was important in the past but nowadays has decreased a lot.