Unemployment rate in India

Unemployment paints grim picture, highest in 5 years in 2015-16

Unemployment rate in India has shot up to a five-year high of 5 percent in 2015-16, with the figure significantly higher at 8.7 percent for women as compared to 4.3 percent for men, says a report by Labour Bureau.


Sep 29, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Unemployment levels rising in India: Experts

Unemployment rate in India is showing an increasing trend since 2011 when it was 3.5 percent. The same rose to 3.6 percent in 2012 and climbed to 3.7 percent last year.

Jan 26, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

India's unemployment rate stood at 3.8% last fiscal

India's jobless rate stood at 3.8 percent during the last fiscal, with Daman and Diu and Gujarat topping the list of least unemployed among states and UTs.

Jul 09, 2012, 20:15 PM IST

Dip in unemployment rate in country

Government on Thursday said unemployment rate in the country has declined from 8.3 percent in 2004-05 to 6.6 percent in 2009-10 despite global slowdown because of the success of the employment policies.

Mar 01, 2012, 14:51 PM IST