Table 47: Percentage distribution of employed persons by industry , August 1996-1998

Industry
1996
1997
1998

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

44.9

55.1

45.4

54.6

45.0

55.0

Agriculture

46.3

53.7

46.4

53.6

44.0

56.0

Mining

13.8

86.2

11.3

88.7

19.7

80.3

Manufacturing

47.6

52.4

48.2

51.8

49.0

51.0

Construction

20.0

80.0

21.0

79.0

15.4

84.6

Electricity

18.9

81.1

19.6

80.4

15.4

84.6

Commerce

51.6

48.4

52.3

47.7

53.5

46.5

Transport

10.3

89.7

11.1

88.9

13.4

86.6

Services

52.2

47.8

51.8

48.2

53.0

47.0

Not Classified

74.7

25.3

37.4

62.6

67.5

32.5

 
Source: NSO; Labor Force Survey, August 1996-1998 .