India Unemployment Rate 1983-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in India decreased to 4.90 percent in 2013 from 5.20 percent in 2012. Unemployment Rate in India averaged 7.32 percent from 1983 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 9.40 percent in 2009 and a record low of 4.90 percent in 2013. Unemployment Rate in India is reported by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, India.

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India Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 5.20 9.40 4.90 1983 - 2013 percent Yearly
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. Content for - India Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, April 27, 2015.

India Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 29650.00 28999.00 29650.00 17491.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 44.79 40.17 44.79 5.10 Million [+]
Population 1238.89 1223.58 1238.89 359.00 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 52.50 50.90 52.90 50.90 percent [+]
Wages 4.83 5.07 5.47 3.12 INR [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 6.25 6.55 6.97 3.92 INR [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.90 18.10 18.10 12.90 percent [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.10 Mar/15 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.90 Feb/15 5.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Mar/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Feb/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Feb/15 11.40 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.80 Feb/15 4.80 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Feb/15 12.60 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Feb/15 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.33 Feb/15 4.51 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Mar/15 7.10 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.90 Mar/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Mar/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.30 Jan/15 10.90 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Feb/15 5.70 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.50 Mar/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]