India Unemployment Rate 1983-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in India decreased to 5.20 percent in 2012 from 6.30 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in India averaged 7.58 Percent from 1983 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 9.40 Percent in 2009 and a record low of 5.20 Percent in 2012. 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
5.20 6.30 9.40 5.20 1983 - 2012 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 Thursday, November 27, 2014.

India Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28999.00 28708.00 28999.00 17491.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 39963.00 39974.00 41750.00 24861.00 Thousand [+]
Population 1233.00 1217.00 1233.00 359.00 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 50.90 52.90 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 18.10 18.10 18.10 percent [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Oct/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.70 Oct/14 4.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.50 Oct/14 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Sep/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Sep/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.20 May/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 5.00 Sep/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.60 Sep/14 12.50 12.80 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.60 Sep/14 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.78 Oct/14 5.08 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Oct/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.10 Oct/14 4.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.50 Oct/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Oct/14 3.00 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.10 Aug/14 9.80 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Sep/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Oct/14 5.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]