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Second Round of Quarterly Employment Survey

The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment recently released the second round of Quarterly Employment Survey. According to the survey, nine sectors hired two lakh people. This accounted to 85% of the total employment of the country. The survey was for the period July to September 2021. Key Findings of the Survey The total employment ..

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NSO survey: Unemployment rate rose to 13.3% in July-Sept 2020

National Statistical Office (NSO) has published the eighth periodic labour force survey recently. According to the survey, unemployment rate in India has increased to 13.3 per cent in the period of July-September 2020. Unemployment rate was 8.4 per cent in July-September 2020. Key Findings As per the survey, joblessness or unemployment rate (UR) was 20.9 ..

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India’s female labour-force participation declines to 24.8%

According to the recent study of UNGC (United Nations Global Compact) India, female labour-force participation in India has declined from 34 per cent in 2006 to 24.8 per cent in 2020. The study also found that India is the only country among the 153 surveyed countries, where the economic gender gap is larger than the ..

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Data on Unemployment

The data from the labour force survey from the National Statistical Organisation (NSO) makes the following observations about the unemployment trends in the country: The unemployment rate was 6.1 per cent of the total labour force during 2017-18 which was the highest in 45 years. The figures are significant for the fact that the year ..

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