Workforce (Unorganised Sector)

Total Registrations
Women Enrolment

The Unorganized sector comprises of establishment/units which are engaged in the production or sale of goods and services and employ less than 10 workers. These units are not covered under ESIC & EPFO. 

eSHRAM, developed by the Ministry of Labour & Employment is the first-ever national database of unorganised workers including migrant workers, construction workers, gig and platform workers, etc. The workers registered in eSHRAM have their Aadhar card linked to their accounts. The database contains details of name, occupation, address, educational qualification, skill types and family details for the optimum realization of their employability and extension of the benefits of the social security schemes to them. Any worker who is unorganized and aged between 16-59, is eligible to register on the eSHRAM portal.

The Unorganized sector comprises of establishment/units which are engaged in the production or sale of goods and services and employ less than 10 workers. These units are not covered under ESIC & EPFO. 

eSHRAM, developed by the Ministry of Labour & Employment is the first-ever national database of unorganised workers including migrant workers, construction workers, gig and platform workers, etc. The workers registered in eSHRAM have their Aadhar card linked to their accounts. The database contains details of name, occupation, address, educational qualification, skill types and family details for the optimum realization of their employability and extension of the benefits of the social security schemes to them. Any worker who is unorganized and aged between 16-59, is eligible to register on the eSHRAM portal.

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SUBJECT Variables
Workforce data for the unorganised sector - total registrations on the eSHRAM portal including gender, age, social category, income, sector, and states.
Workforce (Unorganised Sector) | India | 2021 - 2024 | Data, Charts and Analysis
Workforce data for the unorganised sector - total registrations on the eSHRAM portal including gender, age, social category, income, sector, and states.
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26/08/2021 To 31/05/2024
Total Registrations
Women Enrolment
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Total Registrations
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TOTAL REGISTRATIONS
Total Registrations as of date
  • 29.62 crore workers from the unorganised sector were registered in the eSHRAM database as of May 2024, 0.2% higher than in the previous month.
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GENDER MIX
  • 13.87 crore workers (46.8%) registered as of May'24 were males while females comprised 15.7 crore workers (53.2% of the total registrations).
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AGE MIX
  • 59.6% of the 29.62 crore workers registered as of May'24 were between the ages 18-40 years. 23.5% were between 40-50 years.
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SECTOR
  • 15.47 crore workers (52.2%) registered as of May'24 were associated with the Agriculture sector
  • 2.85 crore workers (9.6%) registered as of May'24 declared themselves as Domestic and householder workers
  • 2.67 crore workers (9%) registered as of May'24 were associated with the Construction sector
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