* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Employment in agriculture, % of total employment: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1960 to 2018. The average value for India during that period was 55.26 percent with a minumum of 42.74 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 63.59 percent in 1991. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).