Employment in industries rose by 4.1 percent in 2009-10December 30th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Total employment in industries in India in terms of number of persons engaged rose by 4.1 percent while salary grew by 13.6 percent in 2009-10 year-on-year, official data showed Friday.
Among all the industries, food products generated the highest employment of 12.5 percent followed by textiles 11.7 percent, basic metals 7.6 percent, wearing apparel 7.3 percent and other non-metallic mineral products 6.8 percent, chief statistician TCA Anant told reporters here.
“Compensation to employees rose by 13.6 percent in current prices and 11.1 percent in real terms,” said Anant, who is also the secretary of the ministry of statistics and programme implementation.
According to provisional results of the annual survey of industries, total number of estimated factories rose by 2.3 percent to 1,58,877.
Among the industries, highest number of factories was observed in food products, which accounts for about 16.5 percent of the total factories in all industries followed by other non-metallic mineral products 11 percent and textiles 8.4 percent.
Among the states, highest number of factories was observed in Tamil Nadu 16.9 percent followed by Maharashtra 12.2 percent, Andhra Pradesh 10.8 percent , Gujarat 9.8 percent and Uttar Pradesh 6.9 percent.
Field work for the survey was carried out during 2010-11 throughout the country with a reference period coinciding with the fiscal year 2009-2010.
The total sample size for the survey was 61,080 which represented about 30 percent of the total population and was drawn adopting stratified circular sampling procedure, the official statement said.
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