What does public sector mean?

Definitions for public sector

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word public sector.


  1. public sector(Noun)

    Industries or services provided or funded by the government

  2. public sector(Adjective)

    Of or relating to industries or services provided or funded by the government

  3. Origin: public + sector


  1. Public sector

    The public sector refers to "the part of the economy concerned with providing basic government services. The composition of the public sector varies by country, but in most countries the public sector includes such services as the police, military, public roads, public transit, primary education and healthcare for the poor. The public sector might provide services that non-payer cannot be excluded from, services which benefit all of society rather than just the individual who uses the service, and services that encourage equal opportunity."

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Public Sector

    The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public sector in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public sector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francisco Rivera:

    I’ve been in the public sector since 2004.

  2. Bob Penn:

    The pressure to restructure is moving from the public sector to the private sector.

  3. Mahmoud Daghir:

    The youths have developed an idea that a university degree automatically leads to a comfortable public sector job.

  4. Iain Murray:

    The death of Justice Scalia has proved a disaster for public sector workers who have their paychecks raided by unions.

  5. President Nicolas Maduro:

    From tomorrow, for at least two weeks, we are going to have Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays as non-working days for the public sector.

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