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Priya M

Jan 11, 2015

What is occupational structure? Classify the occupations with examples.

What is occupational structure? Classify the occupations with examples.

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Aruna kumari Sripada

Thedistribution of the population according to the different types of occupation s is referred to as the occupational structure. Occupations are generally classified as primary (agriculture, mining, fishing, etc.), secondary (manufacturing industry, building and construction work, etc.) and tertiary (transport, communications, banking, etc.).
64% of the people in India depend upon agriculture only
13% of people depend upon secondary activities
20% of people work in teritiary sector.
Recently in India there has been a shift in occupations in favour of secondary and tertiary sectors. This is because of the growing industrialization and urbanization.

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