Economy

Skill levels of the Indian workforce

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Formal employment in India is heavily reliant on medium-skilled occupations. These include clerical, service and sales workers, skilled agricultural and trade workers and plant machinists. Nearly 60% workers are employed in this skill level, according to ILO data .

Over 20% are employed in high-skilled jobs as managers, professionals and technicians. The rest are elementary occupations like cleaners, labourers and so on. The below chart shows the distribution of workers across skill levels.

 

 


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