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Industry-wise Classification of Workers in India

Place of Residence Persons/Males
/Females
Total workers
(Main + Marginal)
Cultivators Agricultural labourers Household industry workers Other workers
Total Persons 402,512,190 127,628,281 107,447,725 16,395,870 151,040,314
  Males 275,463,736 86,328,440 57,354,281 8,312,191 123,468,824
  Females 127,048,454 41,299,841 50,093,444 8,083,679 27,571,490
             
Rural Persons 310,655,339 124,682,055 103,122,189 11,709,533 71,141,562
  Males 199,199,602 84,046,644 54,749,291 5,642,112 54,761,555
  Females 111,455,737 40,635,411 48,372,898 6,067,421 16,380,007
             
Urban Persons 91,856,851 2,946,226 4,325,536 4,686,337 79,898,752
  Males 76,264,134 2,281,796 2,604,990 2,670,079 68,707,269
  Females 15,592,717 664,430 1,720,546 2,016,258 11,191,483
             
Source: Census of India, 2001