India's Working population(Comparison Chart)

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India's Working population (Transition,Comparison)

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What does "Working population" mean?Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes people who are currently employed and people who are unemployed but seeking work as well as first-time job-seekers. Not everyone who works is included, however. Unpaid workers, family workers, and students are often omitted, and some countries do not count members of the armed forces. Labor force size tends to vary during the year as seasonal workers enter and leave.

India's Working population(2021)

India's latest "Working population" is 471,295,273.(2021's Research)

India's latest Working population(2021)
CountryWorking population

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The newest updated about survey by for 2021.
(Confirmed on April 28, 2022, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of India's Working population(1990 - current year)

So how has the current "471,295,273" Working population in India changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Working population" in India from 1990 to 2021.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1990 to 2021 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Working population" with over 270 statistics for India.

Changes in the global ranking of India's "Working population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of India's "Working population".

The entire history of India's world ranking from 1990 to 2021 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
India is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where India's "Working population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the India' Working population graph above.

Transition Chart Of India's Working population(1990 - 2021)

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Working population

Also below is a list of "India's Working population" from 1990 to 2021. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on India's Working population(1990 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Working population316,561,107.00323,815,936.00331,386,003.00339,356,492.00347,849,532.00355,750,638.00363,469,074.00371,459,178.00379,708,697.00388,180,658.00396,836,575.00406,743,498.00416,975,693.00427,476,859.00438,179,539.00449,054,910.00451,550,700.00454,037,720.00456,498,871.00458,945,435.00461,396,923.00462,065,519.00462,943,180.00467,582,214.00472,080,476.00476,339,891.00480,525,905.00484,231,730.00487,622,021.00494,732,703.00457,779,812.00471,295,273.00

If you look at the graph above of "India's Working population", you will see that the data for 2019 is the highest, and the data for 2021, the latest year for which statistics are available, is lower than that.

However, it is higher than the previous year's figure of "457779812" in 2020, so it is highly likely that "India's Working population" will rise again in the future.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Working population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in India (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? India vs USA )

How high or low is "India's Working population"?

Comparing Working population in India, China and United States of America

First, let's compare "Working population" in China and United States of America, which have the world's closest populations to India.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Working population(India vs China vs United States of America )

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A chart comparing Working population in China and United States of America, which have similar populations to India.
CountryPopulationWorking population
United States of America331,353,000165,530,225

Looking at the table above comparing Working population, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Indiaand United States of America are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Working population".

India VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Working population" in India with that in USA and China and Japan.

Bar graph showing "Working population" in India compared to USA and China and Japan

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A chart comparing "Working population" in USA and China and Japan and India.
CountryPopulationWorking population
United States of America331,353,000165,530,225

From the above bar graph, we can see that "India's Working population" data is higher than United States of America's, but lower than China's.

In particular, when compared to Japan, India has 6.9 times more "Working population".

We can also see that the difference is 1.7 times that of India when compared to China.

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Where does India rank in the world in terms of the "Working population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where India ranks in the world's "Working population".

India ranks 2nd in the world in "Working population"

First, let's take a look at "India's Working population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Working population" ranking chart.

The world Working population ranking chart:India ranks 2nd
RankCountryWorking population
3United States of America165,530,225
7Russian Federation72,054,142

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Ranking of the world's highest "Working population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Working population", India ranks 2nd out of 185 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that India is one of the top five countries in the world with a extremely high level of "Working population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Working population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Working population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Working population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Working population"

World Average vs India vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Working population" with India.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Working population(World Average vs India vs Global Median)

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Chart comparing Working population in India with the world median (4,209,156) and average (18,591,277)
CountryWorking population

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From the table here, we can see that "India's Working population" is 25.35 times higher than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 4,209,156, we can see that India's Working population "471295273" is higher (111.97 times) than the median.

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Title"India's Working population"
Period1990 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0 - Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. The data retrieved in March 1, 2020.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "India's Working population"

What is the latest data on "Working population" in India?The latest "Working population" in India that we can find in 2022 is 471,295,273. This data is from the 2021 survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Working population" in India increase from the previous year?It has increased by 2.95% from the previous year (2020). And "Working population" in the previous year is 457,779,812.00 Show the trend graph from 1990 to 2021.
When was the last year that India's "Working population" was at its highest?The year 2019 was the highest year. (494,732,703.00)
When was the last year that India's "Working population" was at its lowest?The year 1990 was the lowest year. (316,561,107.00)
How many times higher is "India's Working population" than in Japan?"India's Working population" is 6.93 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is India's ranking in the world for "Working population"?India is ranked 2nd in the world.View the world ranking table of "Working population".
Which countries have a similar "Working population" to India?China (793,776,685) and United States of America (165,530,225) have very similar data.
How many times is "Working population" in India compared to the world average?It is 25.35 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is India's Working population higher than the world median? It is 111.97 times higher than the world median.