What are the changes that you observe in the primary sector over a span of thirty years?

Q.:- Complete the table using the data given in Graphs 2 and 3 answer the question that follows.

Table 2.2 Share of Primary Sector in GDP and Employment

 

1973

2000 or 2003

Share in GDP

Share in Employment

   

What are the changes that you observe in the primary sector over a span of thirty years?

 

Answer:-

Graph 2 : Share of Sectors in GDP (%)

 

Share of Primary Sector in GDP and Employment

  1973 2000 or 2003
Share in GDP

Share in Employment

45%

74%

25%

61%

 

While the share in GDP has reduced drastically from 45% to 25%, the share of employment has reduced by a much lesser amount, from 74% to 61%.