Listen: US, Eighteen Percent And Seventy Percent discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money
"How much of the economy is goods in how much is services. Well, if we just look at the private sector so for a minute, ignore the government, the industries that produce goods in the private sector make up only about eighteen percent of the US economy. These are industries, like manufacturing and construction again industries that make stuff industries that provides services on the other hand are about seventy percent of the economy that is almost four times bigger than industries that produce goods services are. Huge and service industries include healthcare education, arts, and entertainment, finance and a ton of"