Highlight the salient features of India's pre-inde¬pendence Occupational Structure



(i) There were three main sectors during the British rule of occupation i.e., primary, secondary and the tertiary sectors. About 70% to 75% working persons were engaged in agriculture, 10% in manufacturing and 15% to 20% in service sector.
(ii) In this way, the agriculture occupied the dominant position in comparison to manufacturing and service sectors. It proves that the progress in all the sectors was not identical.