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Unemployment rate declines in India, down to 6.8 per cent in January-March quarter

To remove unemployment, the central and state governments together have taken many steps. Their positive results are becoming visible mutually. According to the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) data, the unemployment rate among people aged 15 years and above in urban areas declined to 6.8 per cent in the January-March quarter this year. Whereas in the same quarter last year it was 8.2 percent.

Unemployment decreasing in urban areas

This information has been given by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation. In this regard, a statement was issued by the ministry on Monday, in which it was told that the unemployment rate came down to 6.8 percent in the January-March quarter this year. It was 8.2 per cent in the same quarter a year ago. According to NSSO, the unemployment rate was the highest in the January-March quarter last year. At that time the main reason for this was the Corona related constraints in the country.


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What do last year’s figures say?

According to the NSSO survey, the unemployment rate was 7.2 per cent in July-September and October-December last year. Whereas in April-June 2022 it was 7.6 percent. According to data from the 18th Periodic Labor Force Survey (PLFS), the unemployment rate among people aged 15 years and above in urban areas stood at 7.6 per cent in April-June 2022.

What do the statistics say about women’s unemployment?

According to the data, the unemployment rate among women (15 years and above) in urban areas has come down to 9.2 per cent in January-March, 2023, from 10.1 per cent in the same quarter a year ago. At the same time, the unemployment rate in urban areas among men came down to six per cent in the first quarter this year, from 7.7 per cent in the January-March quarter of 2022 a year ago.

According to the Periodic Labor Force Survey, from January 2022, there is a continuous decrease in the unemployment rate. The unemployment rate in the country was 8.2 per cent in January 2022, which decreased to 7.6 per cent in the April-June 2022 quarter and 7.2 per cent in the July-September 2022 quarter, and decreased from 7.2 per cent in the October-December 2022 quarter to January-March quarter. It has come down to 6.8 percent.

An increase was also seen in the working population ratio.

In the January-March 2023 period, 45.2 percent of the people in the country got employment, which was 44.7 percent in the previous quarter. It is noteworthy that in the journey of the last 9 years, India has taken a big leap on the economic front. It is clear that through its various schemes, the government has made all efforts to reach the last person standing in the queue and provide support to him as well. The results of the same are now coming in front of us in the form of results.


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