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List of states and union territories of India by unemployment rate

This is a list of States and union territories of India ranked according to unemployment rate. The list is compiled from the Report on Periodic Labour Force Survey (2017–18) released by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India.[1]

Meghalaya has the least unemployment rate among the Indian states, while Nagaland has the highest unemployment rate. (Higher rank represents lower unemployment among the population). National average stands at 6.1 percent.[1]

Percent Unemployment rate (2017-18)[1]
Rank State/ Union territory Total Urban Rural
1 Meghalaya 1.5 6.7 0.6
2 Chhattisgarh 3.3 7.5 2.5
3 Sikkim 3.5 5.8 2.7
4 Andhra Pradesh 4.5 6.6 3.6
Madhya Pradesh 4.5 7.7 3.6
5 West Bengal 4.6 6.5 3.8
6 Gujarat 4.8 4.3 5.2
Karnataka 4.8 6.5 3.9
7 Maharashtra 4.9 7.4 3.3
8 Rajasthan 5.0 7.2 4.5
9 Jammu and Kashmir 5.3 10.0 4.2
10 Himachal Pradesh 5.5 8.7 5.2
11 Arunachal Pradesh 5.9 9.9 5.3
12 Uttar Pradesh 6.4 9.7 5.5
13 Tripura 6.8 8.7 6.3
14 Odisha 7.1 8.3 6.9
15 Bihar 7.2 9.0 7.0
16 Tamil Nadu 7.6 7.2 7.9
Telangana 7.6 9.4 6.5
Uttarakhand 7.6 9.5 6.9
17 Jharkhand 7.7 10.5 7.1
18 Punjab 7.8 7.7 7.8
19 Assam 8.1 6.3 8.3
20 Haryana 8.6 7.3 9.3
21 Mizoram 10.1 14.4 6.5
22 Kerala 11.4 13.2 10.0
23 Manipur 11.6 11.4 11.6
24 Goa 13.9 13.8 13.9
25 Nagaland 21.4 21.1 21.6
#1 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 0.4 0.1 0.7
#2 Daman and Diu 3.1 2.6 6.2
#3 Chandigarh 9.0 9.2 3.5
#4 Delhi 9.7 9.8 3.5
#5 Puducherry 10.3 10.3 10.4
#6 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 15.8 17.4 14.7
#7 Lakshadweep 21.3 25.3 13.3

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  1. ^ a b c "Periodic Labour Force Survey (2017-18)" (PDF). Ministry of Labour and Employment. p. 212. Retrieved 3 May 2019.