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Agriculture still accounts for bulk of the employment in India

About 50% of people in India are still employed in the Agriculture sector.

union budget Updated: Feb 29, 2016 11:57 IST
The industry and services sectors are catching up with the agriculture sector.
The industry and services sectors are catching up with the agriculture sector. (Shutterstock)

About 50% of people in India are still employed in the agriculture sector.

But there has been a marginal fall in this figure over the years. The industry and services sector are catching up.

The following bar chart plots the share of employment in different sectors over the years.

For more such charts click here.

Charts by Harry Stevens, Research by HT Business Desk