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Vital Statistics

Vital Statistics
Vital Statistics
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  • At least 118 million women work in the informal economy—farm workers, vendors, 'piece-rate' workers, casual labour, construction workers and domestic helps.
  • They form around 96% of the female workforce.
  • They are estimated to be contributing at least 20% to India's GDP, which works out to Rs 5,66,093 crore at current levels.
  • Over 77% of these women work in the agricultural sector and nearly 10% in manufacturing.
Sources: National Sample Survey Organisation and Ministry of Labour
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