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Table 5 Distribution of the households/populations as per major source of income NSSO 68th round.

From: Vocational training in India: determinants of participation and effect on wages

Source of major income Households Population
Rural
 Self-employed (total) 49.8 54.1
Of which
 Agriculture 34.3 37.6
 Non-agriculture 15.5 16.6
 Regular wage/salary earning 9.6 9.3
 Casual labour (total) 34.5 33.1
Of which
 Agriculture 21.0 19.3
 Non-agriculture 13.5 13.7
 Others 6.1 3.5
 All 100.0 100.0
Urban
 Self-employed 35.3 41.5
 Regular wage/salary earning 41.7 40.0
 Casual Labour 11.8 12.6
 Others 11.2 5.9
 All 100.0 100.0