JOBS IN DIFFERENT SECTORS OF SPAIN'S ECONOMY
General Characteristics of Agriculture, Industrial, and Information Age Primary Jobs
In agricultural communities producing food and handmade arts and crafts; peasants, serfs, and artisans
In factories in cities producing mass-produced manufactured goods; more blue collar jobs
In higher paying, skilled high technology and professional jobs and lower paying, unskilled service sector jobs, creating danger of a two-tiered economy and decreased middle class (the traditional cornerstone of a democracy); more white collar jobs; also multiple jobs/careers in a lifetime
Information/Data on Primary Jobs in Spain
Although industry is vital to the economy and employs 35 percent of the labor force, the services sector (including tourism) employs 55 percent. Agriculture is less important to the economy than it was a generation ago, but still employs 10 percent of the labor force.
Spain is in the Information Age as the work force shifts from blue to white collar jobs.
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