Periodic Labour Force Survey(PLFS) – Annual Report

News: National Statistical Office(NSO) has released the Periodic Labour Force Survey(PLFS) for July 2018 to June 2019. Facts: Unemployment Rate(UR): It is defined as the percentage of persons unemployed among the persons in the labour force. It has reduced to 5.8% during 2018-19 from 6.1% during the same period of 2017-18.Under this, urban unemployment rate… Continue reading Periodic Labour Force Survey(PLFS) – Annual Report

Periodic Labour Force Survey: Quarterly Bulletin

News: The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the Quarterly Bulletin for the period January- March, 2019. It presents estimates of labour force indicators, for urban areas. Facts: Key takeaways:  Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) in Current Weekly Status for all ages is estimated as 36% in the urban… Continue reading Periodic Labour Force Survey: Quarterly Bulletin

State divide in unemployment: Nagaland 21.4%, Meghalaya 1.5%

The Periodic Labour Force Survey(PLFS) for 2017-18 reflects huge variations among the states in terms of the unemployment rate.The survey reflects the overall unemployment rate in India at 6.1%. Unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of unemployment and it is calculated as a percentage by dividing the number of unemployed individuals by all… Continue reading State divide in unemployment: Nagaland 21.4%, Meghalaya 1.5%