India: Labor force participation

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Labor force participation rate

, 1990 - 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1990 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 55.25 percent with a minimum of 46.29 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 58.44 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2020 is 46.29 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 181 countries is 60.32 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.

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.
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