A post-industrial economy

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  • a post-industrial economy
    • where manufacturing industry declines and is replaced by growth in the service and quaternary sectors
      • happened in the UK from the 1970s
    • development of IT
      • internet access enables people to work from home
      • over 1.3 million people work in the IT sector
    • services industries and finance
      • contributes over 79% of the UK's GDP
    • research
      • contributes over £3 billion to the UK economy
      • British Antarctic Survey


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