What is the classification of manufacturing industries?

 The classification of manufacturing industries is given below.

Basis of classification

Type of Industry 

On the basis of ownership

  • Public sector
  • Private sector
  • Joint and cooperative sector

On the basis of the use of their products

  • Basic goods industries
  • Capital goods industries
  • Intermediate goods industries
  • Consumer goods industries.

On the basis of raw materials used

  • Agriculture based industries
  • Forest-based industries
  • Mineral-based industries
  • Industrially processed raw material based industries.

On the basis of the nature of the manufactured products

  • Metallurgical Industries
  • Mechanical Engineering Industries
  • Chemical and Allied Industries
  • Textile Industries
  • Food Processing Industries
  • Electricity Generation
  • Electronics and
  • Communication Industries.

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