​Periodic Labour Force Survey

On 15th May, 2024, the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) released its 22nd quarterly Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) bulletin for January-March 2024 (Q4FY24).

Key Findings

  • Unemployment Rate (UR) in urban areas decreased from 6.8% in January – March 2023 to 6.7% in January – March 2024 for persons of age 15 years and above.
  • Female UR decreased from 9.2% in January – March 2023 to 8.5% in January – March 2024.
  • Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) in urban areas has shown an increasing trend from 48.5% to 50.2% during January – March ....
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