- 394.9 million workers (86 per cent of the working population) belong to the unorganized sector
316 million workers live on less than Rs 20, or $ 0.49, a day.
90 per cent of agricultural labour households are landless or have less than one hectare of holding
agriculture is getting feminized with 73% women being associated with it compared to 52% men.
88% of the Scheduled Tribes and the Scheduled Castes
80% of the Other Backward Classes
85% of Muslims
Source: Arjun Sengupta Chairman, National Commission for Enterprises in Unorganised Sector report on the Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihood in the Unorganised Sector. based on government data 1993-94 and 2004-05.