India - Labor participation rate

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) in India was 19.20 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 30.80 in 1990, while its lowest value was 19.20 in 2011.

Definition: Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 30.80
1991 30.50
1992 30.20
1993 29.90
1994 29.60
1995 29.10
1996 28.60
1997 28.20
1998 27.70
1999 27.30
2000 26.80
2001 27.00
2002 27.20
2003 27.50
2004 27.70
2005 27.90
2006 26.00
2007 24.20
2008 22.50
2009 20.90
2010 19.40
2011 19.20

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) in India was 54.20 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 69.80 in 1990, while its lowest value was 54.20 in 2011.

Definition: Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 69.80
1991 69.20
1992 68.60
1993 68.00
1994 67.50
1995 67.00
1996 66.50
1997 66.00
1998 65.60
1999 65.20
2000 64.70
2001 64.70
2002 64.70
2003 64.70
2004 64.80
2005 64.80
2006 62.80
2007 60.70
2008 58.60
2009 56.60
2010 54.50
2011 54.20

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) in India was 37.50 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 51.10 in 1990, while its lowest value was 37.50 in 2011.

Definition: Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 51.10
1991 50.70
1992 50.20
1993 49.80
1994 49.30
1995 48.80
1996 48.30
1997 47.90
1998 47.40
1999 47.00
2000 46.50
2001 46.60
2002 46.80
2003 46.90
2004 47.00
2005 47.10
2006 45.10
2007 43.20
2008 41.30
2009 39.50
2010 37.70
2011 37.50

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) in India was 30.30 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 38.80 in 2005, while its lowest value was 30.30 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 36.50
1991 36.70
1992 36.90
1993 37.20
1994 37.40
1995 37.20
1996 36.90
1997 36.60
1998 36.40
1999 36.20
2000 35.90
2001 36.50
2002 37.10
2003 37.70
2004 38.20
2005 38.80
2006 37.00
2007 35.30
2008 33.60
2009 31.90
2010 30.30
2011 30.30

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) in India was 83.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 87.10 in 1990, while its lowest value was 83.10 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 87.10
1991 86.90
1992 86.70
1993 86.50
1994 86.30
1995 86.10
1996 85.90
1997 85.70
1998 85.50
1999 85.30
2000 85.20
2001 85.30
2002 85.40
2003 85.50
2004 85.60
2005 85.70
2006 85.20
2007 84.60
2008 84.10
2009 83.60
2010 83.10
2011 83.10

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) in India was 57.70 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 63.10 in 2005, while its lowest value was 57.70 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 62.90
1991 62.90
1992 62.90
1993 62.80
1994 62.80
1995 62.60
1996 62.40
1997 62.10
1998 61.90
1999 61.70
2000 61.50
2001 61.80
2002 62.10
2003 62.50
2004 62.80
2005 63.10
2006 62.00
2007 60.90
2008 59.80
2009 58.70
2010 57.70
2011 57.70

Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) in India was 29.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 37.00 in 2005, while its lowest value was 29.00 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 34.80
1991 35.10
1992 35.30
1993 35.50
1994 35.70
1995 35.50
1996 35.30
1997 35.00
1998 34.80
1999 34.50
2000 34.30
2001 34.80
2002 35.40
2003 35.90
2004 36.40
2005 37.00
2006 35.30
2007 33.60
2008 32.00
2009 30.50
2010 29.00
2011 29.00

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%)

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%) in India was 35.94 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 44.42 in 2005, while its lowest value was 35.94 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 40.89
1991 41.39
1992 41.73
1993 42.06
1994 42.40
1995 42.26
1996 42.17
1997 41.92
1998 41.78
1999 41.52
2000 41.33
2001 41.93
2002 42.60
2003 43.20
2004 43.75
2005 44.42
2006 42.63
2007 40.88
2008 39.17
2009 37.56
2010 35.94
2011 35.94

Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) in India was 80.70 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 85.10 in 1990, while its lowest value was 80.70 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 85.10
1991 84.80
1992 84.60
1993 84.40
1994 84.20
1995 84.00
1996 83.70
1997 83.50
1998 83.30
1999 83.10
2000 83.00
2001 83.00
2002 83.10
2003 83.10
2004 83.20
2005 83.30
2006 82.80
2007 82.20
2008 81.70
2009 81.20
2010 80.70
2011 80.70

Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) in India was 55.60 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 61.00 in 1990, while its lowest value was 55.60 in 2010.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1990 61.00
1991 60.90
1992 60.90
1993 60.90
1994 60.90
1995 60.60
1996 60.40
1997 60.20
1998 59.90
1999 59.70
2000 59.50
2001 59.70
2002 60.00
2003 60.30
2004 60.60
2005 60.80
2006 59.70
2007 58.70
2008 57.60
2009 56.60
2010 55.60
2011 55.60

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure