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Table-6. Working Children (2006, 2012)

Age Group and Sex2006
# of Children Engaged in Economic Activity (in thousands)
2006
Children Engaged in Economic Activity (%)
2006
Agriculture (%)
2006
Industry (%)
2006
Service (%)
2012
# of Children Engaged in Economic Activity (in thousands)
2012
Children Engaged in Economic Activity (%)
2012
Agriculture (%)
2012
Industry (%)
2012
Service (%)
2006
# of Children Engaged in Household Chores (in thousands)
2006
Children Engaged in Household Chores (%)
2012
# of Children Engaged in Household Chores (in thousands)
2012
Children Engaged in Household Chores (%)
Total8905.936.630.932.58935.944.724.331.06,54043.57,50349.2
6-142852.553.317.529.12922.668.513.717.84,50439.65,29046.5
15-1760516.628.837.234.060115.632.929.637.42,03655.82,21357.3
Female2893.953.329.417.32793.758.417.624.03,95053.74,26157.0
6-14951.766.320.012.61081.976.98.313.92,63947.42,88951.7
15-1719410.946.434.019.11719.146.823.430.41,31173.71,37273.0
Male6017.828.631.439.96147.938.427.434.22,58933.73,24341.7
6-141903.346.816.337.41853.263.216.220.01,86432.12,40141.4
15-1741122.020.438.441.143021.727.432.140.272538.884242.5
Source: Child Labour Survey 2006, 2012