The sector of the economy concerned with or relating to primary industry.
- The revisions exposed a more pronounced primary sector contraction while the secondary sector benefited from higher than estimated growth in meat processing.
- The primary sector employs 22 percent of workers, the secondary sector 28 percent, and the tertiary sector 50 percent.
- Changes are needed to provide professional leadership and economic incentives in both primary and secondary sectors.
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Syllabification: sec·ond·ar·y sec·tor
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