Unemployment Rate Current Affairs, GK & News

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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India’s Unemployment rate – Recent Trends

The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) recently released the unemployment status report of India for the month of December, 2021. According to the report, the unemployment rate in the country was 7.91% in December. It was 7% in November. Highest Unemployment Rates Highest unemployment rate was reported in Haryana. Around 34.1% were unemployed in ..

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NCRB data on Suicides due to Unemployment

According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, from 2016 to 2019, suicide cases due to unemployment have increased by 24 per cent. Key Findings of report As per NCRB, 2,851 people died by suicide due to unemployment in 2019. This figure has increased from 2,298 suicides in 2016. Karnataka registered the greatest number (553) ..

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Unemployment rate at 6.1% in 2017-18

Minister of State for Labour Santosh Gangwar recently announced that the government is conducting a new Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS). The survey conducted this year comprises of new parameters and bigger sample size. As per the results of the PLFS survey being conducted by the government, the Unemployment rate in the country in 2017-18 was ..

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Unemployment Figures across Various States

The Periodic Labour Force Survey 2017-18 reports huge variation in unemployment rates across the states. What does the Survey reveal? Nagaland has the highest unemployment rate among the states at 21.4% whereas Meghalaya has the lowest unemployment rate at 1.5%. The states of Goa and Manipur also have high unemployment rates whereas Chhattisgarh and Sikkim ..

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