All-India Survey on Domestic Workers

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  • November 23, 2021
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All-India Survey on Domestic Workers

Part of: Prelims and GS-III – Economy 

Context The first All-India Survey on Domestic Workers was launched recently.

  • Ministry: Labour and Employment Ministry
  • First-of-its-kind survey in India

Key takeaways 

  • The survey would be completed in a year.
  • Carried out by: Labour Bureau
  • Aim: 
    • Estimating the number of domestic workers at the national and State levels
    • Those engaged in informal employment
    • Migrant and non-migrant workers
    • Domestic workers staying at their employers’ homes and those who do not; their wages
  • Broad parameters to be covered:
    • Household Characteristics such as HH size, Religion, Social Group.
    • Demographic Characteristics such as Name, Age, 
    • Age of entry, Social Group, Migrant status, Vocational Training/Education
    • Information on Employer Households

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