Basic and Non-Basic Industries by bdy52T3r


									              Basic and Non-Basic Industries

Jobs and industries may also be categorized based
upon whether they generate money from outside
the local economy or they recycle money within the
local economy. These two categories are as

Basic Industries and Jobs: generates money from
outside the local economy

Example: computer chip manufacturing worker

Non-Basic Industries and Jobs: “recycles” money
within the local economy

Example: waiter at a restaurant

 Which of the following are basic and which are non-basic?

1.   An assembly line worker in the Honda factory plant in Alliston
2.   A fire fighter in your community
3.   School bus driver
4.   The artist who illustrated your geography textbook

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