Classification Of Workers

Table-6: CLASSIFICATION OF WORKERS

 

 

Classification

1981

%

1991

%

2001

%

Workers

Main workers

17989

29.69

19053

31.33

31995

31.6

Marginal workers

211

0.35

238

0.39

3341

3.3

Non-workers

42382

69.96

41525

68.28

65915

65.1

 

The population of the country is generally dichotomized into two groups, namely (i) those who are economically active and (ii) those who are not. Those who are economically active are called Workers and those who are classified as not economically active are termed as Non Workers.