National Statistical Organisation Current Affairs, GK & News

NSO to be headed by Chief Statistician

The newly created National Statistical Organisation (NSO) will be headed by Chief Statistician of India (CSI) cum Secretary (Statistics and Programme Implementation). Why the Confusion? The central government order which cleared the merger of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and Central Statistics Office (CSO) to create the NSO had only mentioned Secretary (Statistics and Programme ..


Unemployment across Age Groups

The Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) released by the National Statistical Organisation (NSO) has put the unemployment rate at 6.1 per cent, a highest in 45 years. Unemployment and Age Groups There has been a marked shift in the unemployment pattern to higher age groups in a little over a decade. The higher unemployment has ..


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 ..