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Table 6 Estimated industry premia and casual labor shares

From: Changing wage structure in India in the post-reform era: 1993–2011

  Industry premium Industry share in total casual labor
Industry 1993–1994 2004–2005 2011–2012 1993–1994 2004–2005 2011–2012
Agriculture, forestry, fishing − 0.22 − 0.38 − 0.27 74.28 67.82 54.69
Construction 0.02 0.11 0.05 7.7 16.43 29.82
Mining, manufacturing, utilities 0.04 0.02 0.06 8.89 8.87 8.73
Professional 0.26 0.23 0.15 2.37 1.01 0.69
Services − 0.10 − 0.03 0.00 6.76 5.87 6.08
Total 0 0 0 100 100 100
  1. Note: Industry premia sum to zero by construction. Industry share of casual labor is the % share (weighted) of each industry in total casual labor force