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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. (Wikipedia)

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Public sector
Central government
Local government
Regional government
Government agencies
Governmental organisations
National planning
Political parties
Private sector
Public services

This term is used for the following terms: 
Public institutions

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