The many questions arising from QES data

Synopsis: The first quarter data of QES talks about different employment statistics  Introduction  Recently, the Labour Bureau has released the results of the All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey (QES) for the first quarter of 2021 (April to June). The Sixth Economic Census serves as the basis of the QES survey. The survey covers establishments employing 10… Continue reading The many questions arising from QES data

The recent QES estimates are unreliable 

Synopsis: New Quarterly Employment Survey, its key findings, various challenges associated with the survey and the way forward  Introduction  Recently, the Ministry of Labour and Employment released the results of a new Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) for April-June 2021 for the organized (formal) sector.  It represents establishments employing ten or more workers. The surveyed sectors were manufacturing, construction,… Continue reading The recent QES estimates are unreliable