India

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LABOUR MARKET

 

 

Labour market indicators

Unemployment rate in n.c.: n.c. (ILO data)


Working population:

Year

Total Population

Working population

Activity rate

2004  

1 079 721 216  
482 419 424  
45%  
Source : Worldbank


Employment by sector:

Year

Agriculture

Industry

Services

1995  

66.7%  
12.9%  
20.3%  
Sources: ILO, Eurostat, last available data

 

Employment contracts


Salaries

National monthly minimum wage as of 01/01/03: varies depending on the activity sector and the area

Average wage for a wage earner in the manufacturing industry in 2002: 1158.6 rupees by  month (ILO data)

 

Number of hours

Legal definition of full time work (per week): 48 hours


Useful links

For further informations on the labour market, check out the following web sites:

- International Labour Organization (ILO): studies, statistics and reports on working conditions and labour markets

- NATLEX : ILO database on national labour laws

- Ministry of Labor


Last modified in January 2006
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