Distribution of gross domestic product (GDP) across economic sectors in India 2017

India: Distribution of gross domestic product (GDP) across economic sectors from 2007 to 2017

by H. Plecher, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Distribution of gross domestic product (GDP) across economic sectors in India 2017 In 2017, almost half of India’s GDP was generated by the services sector, a slight and steady increase over the last 10 years. Among the leading services industries in the country are telecommunications, IT, and software.
The IT factor

The IT industry is a vital part of India’s economy, and in the fiscal year of 2016/2017, it generated about 8 percent of India’s GDP alone – a slight decrease from previous years, when it made up about 10 percent of the country’s economy. Nevertheless, the IT industry is growing, as is evident by its quickly increasing revenue and employment figures. IT includes software development, consulting, software management, and online services, and business process management (BPM).

Employee migration

Although employment figures in IT, and thus in the services sector, are on the rise, most of the Indian workforce is still employed in agriculture, however, the figures show a trend pointing towards a reversal of this distribution. For now, the majority of Indians still do not live in cities – where IT jobs are generated – but urbanization is on the rise as well.
Show more

India: Distribution of gross domestic product (GDP) across economic sectors from 2007 to 2017

You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format
The Modi administration in India
The Modi administration in India

All Information
in one Presentation

The Modi administration in India

Everything On "The Modi administration in India" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Economic Outlook India"
  • Key economic indicators
  • Manufacturing
  • Services
  • Retail
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.