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Labour productivity growth declines in organised manufacturing: Report

Capital has replaced labour much faster in recent years than in the past

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The data is based on analysis of Annual Survey of Industries data by India Ratings and Research

Indivjal Dhasmana
There has been a slowdown in the labour productivity growth in the organised manufacturing sector, according to an analysis of Annual Survey of Industries data by India Ratings and Research. As such, capital has replaced labour much faster in recent years than in the past.

For instance, the ratio between fixed capital per worker was 26.5 in 2015-16 to 2017-18, against 20.5 in the previous five years, and 10.9 and 7.3 in the previous two sets of five years, respectively. However, output productivity of fixed capital also declined in recent years, compared to the earlier years. For example, output

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First Published: Oct 31 2019 | 9:35 PM IST

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