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How much do casual labourers earn across India?

April 03, 2014 04:54 IST

Click on any state on the map to find out the average earning per day of casual labourers aged between 15-59 years across India.'s data journalists have visualised the National Sample Survey Office (NSS 68th round, July 2011-June 2012) data into a interactive map.

The NSSO (earlier known as the National Sample Survey Organisation) is India’s largest establishment for conducting regular socio-economic surveys. It was established in 1950 and comes under the Union ministry of statistics.

Topping the list in the survey is Kerala where casual labourers take home an average of Rs 314.88 per day. Chhattisgarh (Rs 83.85 per day) stood at the bottom of the table as the state that pays the least.

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CREDITS: Rediff Labs Team