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Employment in the Public and Private Sectors in India during 2000-2011

May 20, 2014

During 2000-2011, workforce employed in Central Government, State Government, Quasi Government- State and Local Bodies declined by a Compound Annual Growth rate (CAGR) of -2.77%,-0.28%,-2.04% and -0.96% respectively, whereas workforce employed in Quasi Government- Central, Act Estts. (Private which is Falling within the preview of Act) and Non Act. Estts. (Private which is not falling within the preview of Act) grew by a CAGR of 0.49%,2.91% and 2.25% respectively. Maximum growth of workforce employed in terms of CAGR was observed for Act Estts. sector (2.91%) and maximum decrement in terms of CAGR was observed for Central Government sector (-2.77%).

At the end of financial year 2010-11, a total of 2.8999 Cr workforce was employed in the organized sector which includes both public and private sector. While, public sector (Central Government,State Govt, Quasi Government and Local Bodies) had 61% of the total workforce and private sector(Act Estts. and Non Act. Estts.) had 39% of the total workforce employed. In 2010-11, Act. Estts. sector had employed highest number of work force i.e. 1.0273 Cr (35% of the total workforce).

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Source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation