* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1990 to 2017. The average value for India during that period was 58.1 percent with a minumum of 53.79 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 60.78 percent in 1994. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.