Economy

India’s unemployment rate jumped to a record 6.1% in 2017-18

India’s unemployment rate jumped to a record 6.1% in 2017-18, reported Business Standard (Jan 31, 2019) Unemployment was at 2.2% in 2011-12. That means it tripled after demonetisation (November 2016). The financial daily cited the National Sample Survey Office’s unpublished Periodic Labour Force Survey.environment.

 
Last Updated: Friday 01 February 2019

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