The tertiary sector constitutes of all businesses where the core activity is providing a good or a service.

Employment in businesses that operate in this sector has increased dramatically over a short period of years. This is due to the invention of technology that does the jobs numerous men could do in the primary or secondary sector in a shorter amount of time and more efficiently, thus creating a larger scale of unemployment.

A lot of tertiary sector business are being diversified into the public sector, meaning the government will then take the helm of that business.