RURAL LABOUR ENQUIRY (61st Round of N.S.S.) 200405

REPORT ON EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT

OF RURAL LABOUR HOUSEHOLDS 

(MAIN REPORT)

CONTENTS

 

 

Page No.

Summary of the Report

 

i - iv

CHAPTER -  I    Scope and Method of Enquiry

 

Introduction

1

Objectives

2

Scope

2

Geographical Coverage

2

Sample Design

2

Sample Size

5

Period of Survey

7

Estimation Procedure

7

Concepts and Definitions

9

Present Report

 

13

CHAPTER - II   Measurement of Employment and Unemployment

 

Introduction

14

Methodology for Quantitative Estimates of Employment and Unemployment

14

 

 

CHAPTER - III   Nature and Extent of Employment

 

Introduction

21

Labour Time Disposition of Usually Occupied Persons

21

Wage-paid Employment of Usually Occupied Workers

24

Wage-paid Employment of Agricultural Labourers in Agricultural and Non-agricultural Occupations

26

Wage-paid Employment of Agricultural Labourers in different  Agricultural Operations

29

Self-employment of Usually Occupied Persons

 

29

CHAPTER - IV   Incidence of Unemployment

 

Introduction

34

Unemployment of Usually Occupied Persons

34

 

 

 

 

 


LIST OF STATEMENTS IN THE TEXT

 

Statement No.

Description

 

Page No.

1

Main Findings of the Rural Labour Enquiries

 

39  -  43

2

Composition of Rural Households by Households Classes

 

44  -  48

3.1.1 to 3.1.4

Average Number of Days Worked by Usually Occupied Workers Among Rural Labour Households (estimated number of full days in a year)

 

3.1.1

3.1.2

3.1.3

3.1.4

 

49  -  56

3.2.1 to 3.2.4

Average Number of Days not Worked by Usually Occupied Workers Among Rural Labour Households (estimated number of full days in a year)

 

3.2.1

3.2.2

3.2.3

3.2.4

57  -  60

3.3.1.1.1

    to

3.3.1.4.3

Average Annual Days of Wage Employment of Usually Occupied Persons (Men, Women and Children) belonging to Rural Labour Households

 

3.3.1.1.1 3.3.1.1.2 3.3.1.1.3 3.3.1.2.1
3.3.1.2.2 3.3.1.2.3 3.3.1.3.1 3.3.1.3.2
3.3.1.3.3 3.3.1.4.1 3.3.1.4.2 3.3.1.4.3

 

61  -  72

3.3.2.1.1

    to

3.3.2.4.3

Average Annual Days of Wage Employment of Usually Occupied Persons (Men, Women and Children) belonging to Agricultural Labour Households

 
3.3.2.1.1 3.3.2.1.2 3.3.2.1.3 3.3.2.2.1
3.3.2.2.2 3.3.2.2.3 3.3.2.3.1 3.3.2.3.2
3.3.2.3.3 3.3.2.4.1 3.3.2.4.2 3.3.2.4.3

 

73  -  84

3.4.1.1.1

    to

3.4.1.4.3

 

Wage-paid Employment of Men, Women, and Children Agricultural Labourers belonging to Rural Labour Households in Agricultural and Non-agricultural Employment

 
3.4.1.1.1 3.4.1.1.2 3.4.1.1.3 3.4.1.2.1
3.4.1.2.2 3.4.1.2.3 3.4.1.31 3.4.1.3.2
3.4.1.3.3 3.4.1.4.1 3.4.1.4.2 3.4.1.4.3

 

 

85  -  96

3.4.2.1.1

    to

3.4.2.4.3

Wage-paid Employment of Men, Women, and Children Agricultural Labourers belonging to Agricultural Labour Households in Agricultural and Non-agricultural Employment

 
3.4.2.1.1 3.4.2.1.2 3.4.2.1.3 3.4.2.2.1
3.4.2.2.2 3.4.2.2.3 3.4.2.3.1 3.4.2.3.2a
3.4.2.3.3 3.4.2.4.1 3.4.2.4.2 3.4.2.4.3

 

 

97  -  108

3.5.1.1

    to

3.5.1.4

Wage-paid Employment of Usually Occupied Men, Women, and Children belonging to Rural Labour Households in different Agricultural Operations

 

3.5.1.1 3.5.12 3.5.1.3 3.5.1.4

 

 

109  -  116

3.5.2.1

    to

3.5.2.4

Wage-paid Employment of Usually Occupied Men, Women, and Children belonging to Agricultural Labour Households in different Agricultural Operations

 

3.5.2.1 3.5.2.2 3.5.2.3 3.5.2.4

 

 

117  -  124

3.6.1.1.1

    to

3.6.1.4.3

Average Annual Days of Self-employment of Usually Occupied Men, Women and Children belonging to Rural Labour Households

 

3.6.1.1.1 3.6.1.1.2 3.6.1.1.3 3.6.1.2.1
3.6.1.2.2 3.6.1.2.3 3.6.1.3.1 3.6.1.3.2
3.6.1.3.3 3.6.1.4.1 3.6.1.4.2 3.6.1.4.3

 

125  -  148

3.6.2.1.1

    to

3.6.2.4.3

Average Annual Days of Self-employment of Usually Occupied Men, Women and Children belonging to Agricultural Labour Households

 

3.6.2.1.1 3.6.2.1.2 3.6.2.1.3 3.6.2.2.1
3.6.2.2.2 3.6.2.2.3 3.6.2.3.1 3.6.2.3.2
3.6.2.3.3 3.6.2.4.1 3.6.2.4.2 3.6.2.4.3

 

149  -  172

4.1.1.1.1

    to

4.1.1.4.3

Average Annual Number of Days not Worked by Usually Occupied Men, Women and Children belonging to Rural Labour Households

 

4.1.1.1.1 4.1.1.1.2 4.1.1.1.3 4.1.1.2.1
4.1.1.2.2 4.1.1.2.3 4.1.1.3.1 4.1.1.3.2
4.1.1.3.3 4.1.1.4.1 4.1.1.4.2 4.1.1.4.3

 

173  -  196

4.1.2.1.1

    to

4.1.2.4.3

Average Annual Number of Days not Worked by Usually Occupied Men, Women and Children belonging to Agricultural Labour Households

 

4.1.2.1.1 4.1.2.1.2 4.1.2.1.3 4.1.2.2.1
4.1.2.2.2 4.1.2.2.3 4.1.2.3.1 4.1.2.3.2
4.1.2.3.3 4.1.2.4.1 4.1.2.4.2 4.1.2.4.3

 

197  -  220

5.1.1

    to

5.1.35


Average Number of Days Worked by Usually Occupied Workers among Rural Labour Households (estimated number of full days in a year)

5.1.1 5.1.2 5.1.3 5.1.4
5.1.5 5.1.6 5.1.7 5.1.8
5.1.9 5.1.10 5.1.11 5.1.12
5.1.13 5.1.14 5.1.15 5.1.16
5.1.17 5.1.18 5.1.19 5.1.20
5.1.21 5.1.22 5.1.23 5.1.24
5.1.25 5.1.26 5.1.27 5.1.28
5.1.29 5.1.30 5.1.31 5.1.32
5.1.33 5.1.34 5.1.35  

 

 

5.2.1

    to

5.2.35

Average Number of Days Worked by Usually Occupied Workers among Scheduled Castes Rural Labour Households (estimated number of full days in a year)

 

5.2.1 5.2.2 5.2.3 5.2.4
5.2.5 5.2.6 5.2.7 5.2.8
5.2.9 5.2.10 5.2.11 5.2.12
5.2.13 5.2.14 5.2.15 5.2.17
5.2.18 5.2.19 5.2.20 5.2.21
5.2.22 5.2.23 5.2.26 5.2.27
5.2.28 5.2.29 5.2.30 5.2.31
5.2.32 5.2.33 5.2.34 5.2.35

 

 

 

221  -  488

5.3.1

    to

5.3.35

Average Number of Days Worked by Usually Occupied Workers among Scheduled Tribes Rural Labour Households (estimated number of full days in a year)

 

5.3.1 5.3.2 5.3.3 5.3.4
5.3.5 5.3.6 5.3.7 5.3.8
5.3.9 5.3.10 5.3.11 5.3.12
5.3.13 5.3.14 5.3.15 5.3.16
5.3.17 5.3.18 5.3.19 5.3.20
5.3.21 5.3.22 5.3.23 5.3.24
5.3.25 5.3.26 5.3.27 5.3.28
5.3.29 5.3.31 5.3.32 5.3.34
5.3.35      

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.4.1

  to

5.4.35

Average Number of Days Worked by Usually Occupied Workers among Other Backward Classes Rural Labour Households (estimated number of full days in a year)

 

5.4.1 5.42 5.4.3 5.4.4
5.4.5 5.4.6 5.4.7 5.4.8
5.4.9 5.4.10 5.4.11 5.4.12
5.4.13 5.4.14 5.4.15 5.4.16
5.4.17 5.4.18 5.4.19 5.4.20
5.4.21 5.4.22 5.4.23 5.4.25
5.4.26 5.4.27 5.4.28 5.4.29
5.4.30 5.4.31 5.4.32 5.4.33
5.4.34 5.4.35    

 

 

 

ANNEXURE I

 

 

List of Rural Labour Enquiry Reports

489

 

ANNEXURE II

 

 

List of officers/officials associated with the Report

490