* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Male 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 82.09 percent with a minumum of 78.84 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 84.5 percent in 1990. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.