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End of the Old IMF

End of the Old IMF

bour. This reveals the extent of poverty and indicates that the maximum number of people; are required to work to earn even a meagre living. Among the working population (which is 53.50 per cent of the total population) there is a very high percentage of persons working in the primary sector. Of the working population, 89,75 per cent is engaged in agriculture, fishery and forestry. The corresponding figure for the state is 72.50 per cent. Only 3.20 per cent of the workers are engaged in household industries and construction; the proportion for the state is 12.50 per cent. In the region, 7,05 per cent of the working population is engaged in trades, commerce, services, transport, etc, while this figure for the entire state is 15 per cent. These figures clearly mdi- catc that trade, commerce and industry do not offer much employment in the region.

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