Unemployment Rate in India increased to 3.52 percent in 2017 from 3.51 percent in 2016. Unemployment Rate in India averaged 4.05 percent from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8.30 percent in 1983 and a record low of 3.41 percent in 2014.

India Unemployment Rate
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India Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.52 3.51 8.30 3.41 percent [+]
Employed Persons 29650.00 28999.00 29650.00 17491.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 44.85 48.26 48.26 5.10 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 52.50 50.90 52.90 50.90 percent [+]
Population 1283.60 1268.96 1283.60 359.00 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 19400.00 19200.00 19400.00 19200.00 INR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 10300.00 10100.00 10300.00 10100.00 INR/Month [+]
Wages 272.19 255.65 272.19 3.87 INR/Day [+]
Wages High Skilled 43200.00 46200.00 47300.00 43200.00 INR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 347.30 322.07 347.30 4.86 INR/Day [+]
Wages Low Skilled 10900.00 11300.00 13500.00 10900.00 INR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.90 18.10 18.10 12.90 percent [+]


India Unemployment Rate

In India, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - India Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.52 3.51 8.30 3.41 1983 - 2017 percent Yearly




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Saudi Arabia 6.00 Jun/18
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Switzerland 2.40 Oct/18
Japan 2.30 Sep/18
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