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Distinguish Between Occupations in India and Brazil - Geography

Distinguish Between

Distinguish Between

Occupations in India and Brazil

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  Occupations in India Occupations in Brazil
1. Agriculture
  Agriculture is the main occupation of the people in India. Indian agriculture is mainly subsistence type. Agriculture is the main occupation of the people living in the highlands and coastal areas.
2. Mining
  Mining is well-developed in the Chhota Nagpur plateau in India because it is rich in various types of minerals. Hence, it is the main occupation of people residing there. Moreover, coal, mineral oil and natural gas, stones like marble are also mined in India. Mining in the western part of Brazil is very limited. In contrast, mining work has developed well in the Highland region due to the availability of minerals and increasing demand. Iron ore, manganese, nickel, copper, bauxite, tungsten, diamonds, etc. are various types of minerals found in Brazil.
3. Fishing
  In India, marine fishing accounts for about 40% of the total annual production of fish while inland fisheries contribute about 60% of the country’s total fish production Marine fishing is undertaken on a large scale in Brazil. Inland fishing is not developed here even though there are a large numbers of rivers in Brazil.
4. Industries
  The distribution of industries in India is highly uneven due to uneven distribution of the necessary raw material and power resources. Large industries are mainly concentrated in the southern and south-eastern parts of Brazil. Although the north-eastern part of Brazil is the poorest, it is beginning to attract new investment in industries.
Concept: Economic Activties in Brazil and India
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