Primary sector is part of the economic sector, which involves the extraction of natural resources. Examples are:
Output from this sector usually goes to the secondary sector (manufacturing) for further processing. Also, some products such as vegetables will go directly to the market and for consumption.
This sector’s economic activities directly utilize natural resources and produce the least value-added compared to the secondary and tertiary sectors. Its proportion to economic output and employment usually decreases when a country is headed for industrialization.