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The Following Table Shows the Population and Worker Population Ratio for India in 1999-2000. Can You Estimate the Workforce (Urban and Total) for India? - Economics

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The following table shows the population and worker population ratio for India in 1999-2000. Can you estimate the workforce (urban and total) for India? 

Region

Estimates of population

(in crores)

Worker Population Ratio

Estimated No. of Workers

(in crores)

Rural

 

71.88

 

41.9

 

`71.88/100 xx 41.9 = 30.12`

 

Urban

 

 

28.52

 

 

33.7

 

?

Total

100.40

39.5

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Solution

Region

Estimates of population

(in crores)

Worker Population Ratio

Estimated No. of Workers

(in crores)

Rural

 

71.88

 

41.9

 

`71.88/100 xx 41.9 = 30.12`

 

Urban

 

 

28.52

 

 

33.7

 

`28.52/100 xx 33.7 = 9.61124`

Total

100.40

39.5

`100.40/100 xx 39.5 = 39.658`

Estimated no. of workers in urban areas = `28.52/100 xx 33.7 = 9.61124`

Total workforce in India = `100.40/100 xx 39.5 = 39.658`

Concept: Employment: Growth, Informalisation and Other Issues
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NCERT Class 12 Economics - Indian Economic Development
Chapter 7 Employment: Growth, Informalisation and Other Issues
Exercise | Q 12 | Page 135
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