India: Male labor force participation

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 India

Male labor force participation rate

 Latest value 70.09
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1990 to 2021. The average value for India during that period was 79.77 percent with a minimum of 69.43 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 84.23 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 70.09 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 181 countries is 69.69 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The male labor force participation rate is the percent of the male population ages 15 and older who are economically active. That includes the employed people as well as the unemployed people.

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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