The Reality of Huge Industries in Karbala Province in 2017

  • م. د. مريم صالح شفيق Baghdad University/Ibn Rushd School of Humanities/Department of Geography


The success of any country's economy depends mainly on the continuity of the work of industrial enterprises in any region, especially if natural and human resources are invested through the use of the best methods of production, which in turn contributes to increasing national income and thus raising the standard of living of the population and the development of social life. By providing jobs and thus contributing to the low level of unemployment and the transition from the reality of underdevelopment to the reality of industrial and economic development, the number and type of large industrial sectors in Karbala province for the year 2017 have been clarified by studying variables and adopted standards, and industries have been characterized by low numbers. The types included five industries: (food, non-metallic metal products, mining, printing, rubber and plastics products) distributed in Karbala district and in the free and Husseiniya areas, compared to the years of the 1980s, which were characterized by the prosperity of industrial activity in quantity and quality and were eight industries distributed in Karbala and its environs, and this industrial decline is due to many reasons to which the country has been exposed in
general and especially conservative conditions of war and economic blockade and the consequences of the deterioration of agricultural production, which they have seen. supplying the industry with plant and animal raw materials.

How to Cite
صالح شفيقم. د. م. (2020). The Reality of Huge Industries in Karbala Province in 2017. ALUSTATH JOURNAL FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 59(3), 415-434. Retrieved from