National Statistical Office Current Affairs, GK & News

NSO Data on India’s GDP Rate in Q1

Recently, the National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation released the estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant (2022-23) and current prices for the first quarter (April-June) of 2022-23. Key Findings In the first quarter (April-June) of the current financial year, the country’s economy has registered a growth of 13.5 percent. ..

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Periodic Labour Force Survey- Update

In the period of October-December 2021, the unemployment rate for all those aged 15 years and above in the country’s urban areas slipped from 10.3 per cent that was recorded in the same quarter a year ago to 8.7 per cent. A periodic labour force survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) showed this. What ..

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All-India Household Consumer Expenditure Survey

The All-India Household Consumer Expenditure Survey which is conducted every five years by the National Statistical Office (NSO) will be resumed this year after a prolonged break. Overview: Since 2011-12, the country hasn’t had any official estimates on per capita household spending. This estimate is used to check the poverty levels in different parts of ..

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Retail Inflation and IIP in March

In March, the annual retail inflation of India rose to a 17-month high while there was a contraction in the factory output in February, thus complicating the policy choices of the nation’s central bank. Overview: The National Statistical Office (NSO) has released the data showing that the retail inflation in March 2022 rose to 6.95 ..

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NSO Survey: 92% Indian Women and only 27% men take part in unpaid domestic work

The National Statistical Office conducted a survey between January 2019 and December 2019. According to the survey, 92% of Indian Women and only 27% of men participate in employment related activities. Key Findings of the Survey Only 22% of Indian women participated in employment related activities. On the other hand, 71% of men participated in ..

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Government to scrap NSO’s consumer expenditure survey

The ministry of statistics and programme implementation (MOSPI) has decided  has decided to scrap the National Statistical Officer’s (NSO’s) consumer expenditure survey conducted in 2017-18 because of “data quality” issue.  The survey shows significant divergence in consumption pattern and with administrative data sources. This is the first time the government has scrapped an NSO survey ..

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