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India - Employment as a share of population aged 15 years and above

51.9
(%)
in 2016

Employment to population ratio of India fell gradually from 57.2 % in 1997 to 51.9 % in 2016.

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Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Date Value Change, %
2016 51.9 0.12 %
2015 51.9 0.15 %
2014 51.8 -0.25 %
2013 51.9 -0.20 %
2012 52.0 -1.32 %
2011 52.7 -1.22 %
2010 53.4 -1.42 %
2009 54.1 -1.54 %
2008 55.0 -2.24 %
2007 56.2 -1.19 %
2006 56.9 -1.77 %
2005 57.9