Labour Bureau
Government of India
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STATISTICS
Occupational Wage Surveys

 

TREND IN AVERAGE DAILY EARNINGS BY SEX & AGE

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Sl.   Industry           Round        Average Daily Earnings (Rs.)

No.                       No.    ---------------------------------------

                                  Men    Women  Adole- Children Overall

                                                scents

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 1       2                 3       4       5       6       7       8

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A.  MANUFACTURING SECTOR    

 

 1  Sugar Industry $      I       2.28    2.26     -       -      2.28

                          II      3.23    2.20     -       -      3.17

                          III    11.87    9.25    2.88     -     11.86

                          IV     54.39     -       -       -     54.39

                          V     128.63  130.41     -       -    128.63

 

 2  Hydrogenated Oils     I       3.77    3.10     -       -      3.72

                          II      5.25     -       -       -      5.25

                          III    16.97   13.88     -       -     16.90

                          IV     55.34   44.66     -       -     55.28

                          V     103.75   56.07     -       -    103.23

 

 3  Cashewnut             I       1.55    0.91     -       -      0.98

                          II      2.36    1.34     -      1.00    1.50

                          III     7.21    5.68    2.19    0.91    5.63

                          IV     23.58   16.04     -       -     16.44

                          V      58.13   46.72   31.92     -     47.21

 

 4  Cigarette             I       6.69    4.43     -       -      6.46

                          II      5.74    5.43     -       -      5.74

                          III    21.24   12.96     -       -     21.09

                          IV    106.34   90.85     -       -    106.16

                          V     213.29  101.41     -       -    211.77

 

 5  Cotton Textiles       I       4.03    2.86     -      0.72    3.94

                          II      6.06    4.76     -       -      5.69

                          III    14.58   11.63    4.22     -     11.99

                          IV     42.78   29.74     -       -     42.22

                          V      78.12   73.24     -       -     77.77

 

 6  Woollen Textiles      I       3.59    1.55     -      0.87    3.47

                          II      4.89    4.37     -      0.69    4.84

                          III    13.76    8.22     -      0.82   10.04

                          IV     35.83   35.96     -       -     35.84

                          V      69.31   59.24     -       -     68.96

 

 7  Silk Textiles         I       4.09    1.68     -      0.78    3.89

                          II      4.84    2.38     -      0.66    4.67

                          III    10.42    7.10    2.84    1.33    9.61

                          IV     30.63   25.15     -       -     28.93

                          V      63.98   39.56     -       -     57.58

 

 8  Synthetic Textiles*** IV     40.63   42.28     -       -     40.67

                          V      62.38   40.86     -       -     61.72

 

 9  Jute Textiles         I       3.29    2.84     -       -      3.27

                          II      3.79    3.61     -       -      3.78

                          III    14.66   15.59     -       -     14.69

                          IV     42.22   42.00     -       -     42.21

                          V      89.73   85.99     -       -     89.63

 

10  Textile Garments      I       3.23    1.69     -      1.20    2.67

                          II      4.60    1.60     -       -      4.25

                          III    11.27    7.12    2.38     -     10.29

                          IV     34.01   18.61     -       -     25.85

                          V      60.60   37.83     -       -     48.14

 

11  Paper & News Prints   I       3.59    2.33     -      1.13    3.50

                          II      4.35    2.80     -       -      4.32

                          III    13.17    8.74     -       -     12.83

                          IV     62.39   20.31     -       -     62.21

                          V     134.86   66.62     -       -    134.76

 

12  Printing/Publishing   I       3.36    1.76     -       -      3.35

                          II      4.20    2.07     -      1.50    4.20

                          III    13.96   10.51    2.31     -     12.01

                          IV     66.81   59.22     -       -     66.50

                          V     129.97  104.16     -       -    128.76

 

13  Footwear              I       3.74    3.09     -       -      3.73

                          II      6.51     -       -       -      6.51

                          III    12.90   10.55     -       -     11.40

                          IV     63.95   21.24     -       -     58.90

                          V      94.63   50.68     -       -     74.78

 

14  Petroleum Refineries  I       6.51    3.42     -       -      6.49

                          II     11.22    4.98     -       -     11.20

                          III    43.43     -       -       -     43.43

                          IV    110.93     -       -       -    110.93

                          V     256.64     -       -       -    256.64

 

15  Chemicals & Gases*    I       3.25    3.43     -       -      3.27

                          II      5.32    3.19     -       -      5.31

                          III    19.74    4.00     -       -     18.07

                          IV     71.67   23.99     -       -     71.46

                          V     106.20   68.13     -       -    105.63

 

16  Fertilizers           I       5.45    1.75     -      1.42    4.96

                          II      6.31    1.43     -       -      6.24

                          III    17.29   16.69     -       -     17.27

                          IV     83.35   34.90     -       -     82.84

                          V     145.95   59.99     -       -    145.40

 

17  Drugs and Medicines*  I       3.25    3.43     -       -      3.27

                          II      4.99    5.50     -       -      5.05

                          III    16.28   15.98     -      1.95   11.29

                          IV     77.56   59.69     -       -     75.43

                          V     122.75   74.47     -       -    117.84

 

18  Soap                  I       5.20    6.53     -      0.55    5.29

                          II      5.91    5.55     -       -      5.89

                          III    19.96   15.44     -       -     19.81

                          IV     41.66   29.56     -       -     40.97

                          V     194.20   50.06     -       -    184.16

 

19  Matches               I       4.21    0.71     -      0.50    1.49

                          II      6.58    1.23     -      0.79    5.65

                          III     9.63    3.44    1.95    1.87    4.59

                          IV     32.43   16.88   15.99   14.32   20.01

                          V      67.42   36.07   31.81     -     42.24

 

20  Glass/Glass Products  I       2.99    1.41     -       -      2.90

                          II      3.22    1.83     -      1.47    3.15

                          III     9.88    7.88    4.27    3.90    9.79

                          IV     46.38   21.85     -       -     45.59

                          V      93.27   40.84     -       -     91.80

 

21  Cements               I       3.44    2.25     -       -      3.38

                          II      5.48    4.37     -       -      5.42

                          III    17.28   13.21     -       -     17.24

                          IV     64.14   59.05     -       -     64.12

                          V     148.16   45.47     -       -    147.18

 

22  Iron and Steel        I       6.44    3.10     -      2.03    6.15

                          II      6.92    3.76     -       -      6.91

                          III    20.14   11.52    3.00     -     14.28

                          IV     42.53   19.63     -       -     42.46

                          V     163.56   62.78     -       -    163.42

 

23  Casting & Forgings    I       3.27    1.81     -      1.38    3.26

                          II      3.80    1.66     -      1.88    3.79

                          III    18.28   14.89     -       -     18.25

                          IV     45.38   49.48     -       -     45.49

                          V      97.15   44.74     -       -     96.79

 

24  Agricultural          I       2.94     -       -       -      2.94

    Machinery             II      3.75    2.21     -      1.14    3.74

                          III    17.48    7.55     -       -      9.93

                          IV     34.33   14.00     -       -     34.30

                          V      93.02   76.24     -       -     92.93

 

25  Textile & Jute        I       4.50    3.75     -       -      4.50

    Machinery             II      5.28    5.06     -      0.41    5.24

                          III    17.50    8.08     -       -     10.40

                          IV     42.34   22.96     -       -     42.01

                          V      88.71   46.05     -       -     88.65

 

26  Machine Tools         I       3.90    1.97     -       -      3.89

                          II      4.04    2.53     -       -      4.02

                          III    16.67   11.17    4.60     -     10.40

                          IV     48.53   67.00     -       -     48.69

                          V     112.59   61.15     -       -    112.41

 

27  Electrical Industrial I       4.02    2.65     -       -      3.96

    Machinery             II      6.54    3.37     -      1.50    6.44

                          III    20.00   16.09     -       -     16.55

                          IV     89.15   60.52     -       -     88.71

                          V     102.53   59.13     -       -    101.41

 

28  Electrial Apparatus @ I       4.02    2.65     -       -      3.96

                          II      6.54    3.37     -      1.50    6.44

                          III    17.62    9.85     -       -     12.92

                          IV     43.44   34.81     -       -     41.40

                          V      90.10   45.36     -       -     83.18

 

29  Ship Building         I       6.16     -       -       -      6.16

                          II      6.66    3.97     -      1.23    6.60

                          III    24.94    9.54     -       -     16.77

                          IV     84.82   15.80     -       -     84.70

                          V     147.59  117.92     -       -    147.34

 

30  Locomotives/Wagons    I       4.17    2.82     -       -      4.17

                          II      5.51    3.98     -       -      5.51

                          III    17.02   11.29     -       -     16.48

                          IV     55.54   37.96     -       -     55.34

                          V     115.55   69.79     -       -    115.46

 

31  Motor Vehicles        I       3.49    1.95     -      0.65    3.49

                          II      4.61    6.83     -       -      4.61

                          III    20.48   16.44     -       -     20.48

                          IV     65.57   28.48     -       -     65.54

                          V      90.96   83.43     -       -     90.88

 

32  Motorcycle/Scooter*** IV     62.46   16.30     -       -     61.63

                          V      92.87   65.21     -       -     92.17

 

33  Bicycles & Rickshas   I       4.60     -       -       -      4.60

                          II      6.72    2.17     -       -      6.70

                          III    13.16   15.67     -      2.40   10.06

                          IV     29.36   21.02     -       -     29.31

                          V      53.70   42.67     -       -     53.50

 

34  Aircrafts & Parts     I       4.90     -       -       -      4.90

                          II     12.49     -       -       -     12.49

                          III    19.70   20.42     -       -     19.72

                          IV     87.13     -       -       -     87.13

                          V     191.88     -       -       -    191.88

 

35  Tea Processing**      III    16.40    3.67    2.47    1.73    6.62

                          IV     24.86   12.95   21.00    6.36   24.09

                          V      33.93   24.12     -       -     33.40

 

36  Tyre & Tube Indus.**  III    15.20    5.00    1.50     -     12.09

                          IV     74.71   59.68     -       -     74.67

                          V     158.98   66.44     -       -    158.67

 

37  Prime Mover/Boiler**  III    16.62   16.90     -       -     16.62

                          IV     59.65   61.45     -       -     59.65

                          V     115.96     -       -       -    115.96

 

38  Milk Products***      IV     63.52   66.79     -       -     63.52

                          V     139.79  102.02     -       -    138.74

 

39  Soft Drink Indus.***  IV     40.52   17.57     -       -     39.01

                          V      93.08   51.71     -       -     90.39

 

40  Aluminium Industry*** IV     47.12   23.20     -       -     46.89

                          V     139.16   44.70     -       -    138.19

 

41  Refrigerators/AC***   IV     64.59   55.51     -       -     64.56

                          V     100.65   78.51     -       -     99.88

 

42  TV & Teleprinters***  IV     38.01   29.84     -       -     35.78

                          V      72.97   56.57     -       -     66.86

 

43  Electronic            IV     52.05   33.92     -       -     48.90

    Computers***          V      87.40   44.85     -       -     61.45

 

44  Watches & Clocks***   IV     42.01   35.88     -       -     39.74

                          V     102.11  111.21     -       -    104.93

 

45  Plastic Articles**    III    16.64   16.68    2.50     -     11.30

                          V      76.37   59.95     -       -     74.55

 

B.  MINING SECTOR 

 

46  Coal Mines            I       3.51    3.05     -       -      3.46

                          II      4.73    3.70     -       -      4.60

                          III    16.36   13.34     -       -     14.82

                          IV     68.02   54.77     -       -     67.34

                          V     139.00  120.38     -       -    138.02

 

47  Iron Ore Mines        I       1.99    1.58     -       -      1.86

                          II      4.23    2.01    1.50     -      3.93

                          III    14.07    9.70     -       -     11.81

                          IV     42.17   19.94     -       -     38.80

                          V     105.45   75.40     -       -    100.39

 

48  Manganese Mines       I       2.06    1.83    1.00     -      1.96

                          II      2.32    1.68    0.90     -      2.08

                          III     7.19    4.45     -       -      5.33

                          IV     21.67   17.48     -       -     20.18

                          V      58.29   48.25     -       -     55.21

 

49  Mica Mines            I       1.68    0.91     -       -      1.65

                          II      2.27    1.68     -       -      2.19

                          III     6.21    3.93     -       -      5.86

                          IV     15.92   13.61     -       -     15.68

                          V      32.37   29.35     -       -     32.35

 

50  Oil Mines**           III    18.75   11.70     -       -     18.74

                          IV     60.82   42.46     -       -     60.82

                          V     151.71     -       -       -    151.71

 

C.  PLANTATION SECTOR  

 

51  Coffee Plantations    I       1.56    1.10    0.89    0.70    1.32

                          II      1.87    1.27    1.07    0.90    1.56

                          III     4.47    3.30    2.48    2.08    4.16

                          IV     11.32   11.78   11.72    7.55   11.58

                          V      24.73   24.17   20.75   18.62   24.39

 

52  Rubber Plantations    I       1.98    1.50     -       -      1.88

                          II      2.38    1.67    1.13    0.98    2.17

                          III     7.18    5.76    2.89     -      6.37

                          IV     21.51   20.00     -       -     21.00

                          V      41.04   39.03     -       -     40.24

 

53  Tea Plantations       I       1.76    1.65    1.18    0.97    1.66

                          II      2.35    2.14    1.73    1.23    2.15

                          III     4.29    3.31    2.81    2.07    3.60

                          IV     16.43   16.54   13.23    9.80   15.86

                          V      29.06   28.44   25.61   14.19   28.08

 

D.  SERVICE SECTOR

 

54  Elect. Generation     VI    309.83  239.83     -       -    308.89

 

55  Railways              VI    266.82  190.15     -       -    264.29

 

56  Public Motor Transp.  VI    249.75  160.02     -       -    249.21

 

57  Ports and Docks       VI    389.81  265.88     -       -    389.12

 

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NOTE:

 

I     First Round (1958-59)              IV   Fourth Round (1985-92)

II    Second Round (1963-65)              V   Fifth Round (1993-2002)

III   Third Round (1974-79)              VI   Sixth Round (2002-Contd.)

 

*    Industries namely (i) manufacture of Basic Industrial Organic, Inorganic Chemicals and Gases and (ii) Manufacture of Drugs and Medicines were covered as a single industry during the First Round.

 

**   These industries were included in the Third Round.

 

***  These industries were included in the Fourth Round.

 

@    Industries namely (i) manufacture of Electrical Industrial Machinery and (ii) Electrical Apparatus & Appliances were covered as single industry during the First and Second Rounds.

 

$    Manufacture and Refining of Sugar industry included Manufacture of Khandsari Sugar industry during the First and Second Rounds of the survey.

 

Earnings refers to the cash payments received by the workers and include remuneration paid to workers regularly for each pay period for normal working hours, overtime, bonus (production, incentive and attendance), dearness allowances and other cash allowances of regular nature. Payments of irregular nature such as profit sharing bonus, ex-gratia payments, free laundry and any other benefits or concessions in kind, etc. are excluded.