Definitions for "Industrial sector"
The industrial sector is generally defined as manufacturing, construction, mining, agriculture, fishing and forestry establishments; they are classified as part of US Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes 01-39.
Manufacturing industries, which make up the largest part of the sector, along with mining, construction, agriculture, fisheries, and forestry. Establishments in this sector range from steel mills, to small farms, to companies assembling electronic components.
Manufacturing, construction, mining, agricultural, fishing and forestry establishments.