Compare Areas of Growth or Decline in the Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Classifications of Business Activities.

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Compare areas of growth or decline in the primary, secondary and tertiary classifications of business activities.

M2 – National growth or decline in the primary, secondary and tertiary classification of business activities.
UK has a small proportion of people working in the primary industry. The machinery in the UK has taken over many jobs in the primary sector and tertiary sector is still growing in the UK.
The increase of the machinery use, increasing use of chemical fertilisers has made a huge decease in employment in the primary sector. UK environment has also suffered since 1945 the UK has lost 95% of its wildflowers, 30% of ancient woodland, 60% of lowland heath land, 140,000 miles of hedgerows and 50% of lowland fens, valleys
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M2 - Local (Bucks) growth or decline in the primary, secondary and tertiary classification of business activities.
Employment in 2001 in the primary sector was only 1.58% people who had jobs in the primary sector. There was also been a drop of 20% in the agriculture labour since 1990. Agriculture is just worth over 0.5% of the country’s gross value added. The biggest changed which has been made is that the majority of bucks farmers are over 45 which are nearly 75%of them with close to one third of them being over the traditional retirement age which is 65 and also 30% of the farmers indicted that they would retire within the 10 next year. Also 33% of the farmer’s suggest that they would sell their farm when they reach near retirement age rather than have a family member continue the farm.
Employment in secondary sector has also decreased which means there was no growth in the secondary sector. Secondary sector is similar to the primary sector because these both sectors have declined.
Employment in the tertiary sector has been increased. The change which was made to this sector was that this business sector is gone up 0.1% compared in 2011 august which shows that the growth has been made. On the other hand it also shows how primary and secondary sector both have decrease and has made no…