Information and Statistics => Gender Participation

Key Gender Statistics on Work Participation in India

SL.No.

Parameters

2001
(%)

2011
(%)

1

Overall work participation rate  in India

39.2

39.8

2

Work Participation Rate amongst women

25.6

25.5

3

Work participation Rate amongst men

51.9

53.2

4

Cultivators to total workers

31.7

24.6

5

Agril. Labourers (AL) to total workers

26.7

30.0

6

Women cultivators  amongst total cultivators

32.3

30.3

7

Women AL amongst  total AL

46.6

42.7

8

(Men)Cultivators amongst men  workers

31.3

24.9

9

(Women) cultivators amongst women workers

32.5

24.0

10

(Men)AL amongst total men workers

20.8

24.9

11

(women)AL amongst women workers

39.4

41.1

 

States/UTs with some distinction on gender work participation

Sl.No.

Statements

State/UT

2001
(%)

State/UT

2011(%)

1

Highest Overall Work Participation Rate

Mizoram

52.7

HP

51.9

2

Highest  male Work Participation Rate

D &D

65.5

D &D

71.5

3

Highest  female Work Participation Rate

Mizoram

47.6

HP

44.8(HP)

4

Highest  % of cultivators amongst workers

H.P

65.5

HP

57.9

5

Highest  % of AL amongst workers

Bihar

48.0

Bihar

52.8

6

Highest  % of male cultivators amongst  male workers

Nagaland

55.7

Nagaland

47.4

7

Highest  % of female cultivators amongst  female workers

H.P

86.2

H.P

76.2

9

Highest  % of female AL amongst  female workers

Bihar

63.2

Bihar

60.8

10

Highest % of male Ag. Laborers  amongst  male workers

Bihar

42.7

Bihar

49.8

(Source: Census 2001 and 2011, Govt. of India)