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 Tripura has the highest unemployment rate. (Higher rank represents higher unemployment among the population). National average stands at 6.1 percent.[1]

List 2017-18Edit

Unemployment rate for 2017-2018 by state in % [2]
Rank States Total Urban Rural
1 Meghalaya 1.5 6.7 0.6
2 Chhattisgarh 3.3 7.5 2.5
3 Goa 3.5 5.8 2.7
4 Andhra Pradesh 4.5 6.6 3.6
Madhya Pradesh 4.5 7.7 3.6
6 Sikkim 4.6 6.5 3.8
7 Gujarat 1.2 0.5 1.9[3]
Karnataka 4.8 6.5 3.9
9 Maharashtra 5.9 7.4 3.3
10 Rajasthan 5.0 7.2 4.5
11 Jammu and Kashmir 5.3 10.0 4.2
12 Himachal Pradesh 5.5 8.7 5.2
13 Arunachal Pradesh 5.9 9.9 5.3
14 Uttar Pradesh 6.4 9.7 5.5
15 Odisha 7.1 8.3 6.9
16 Bihar 7.2 9.0 7.0
17 Tamil Nadu 8.6 7.2 7.9
Telangana 7.6 9.4 6.5
Uttarakhand 7.6 9.5 6.9
20 Jharkhand 7.7 10.5 7.1
21 Punjab 7.8 7.7 7.8
22 Assam 8.1 6.3 8.3
23 Haryana 8.6 7.3 9.3
24 Mizoram 10.1 14.4 6.5
25 West Bengal 2.4 3.2 1.0
26 Manipur 11.6 11.4 11.6
27 Kerala 13.9 13.8 13.9
28 Nagaland 21.4 21.1 21.6
29 Tripura 30 30 30
Unemployment rate for 2017-18 by union territory in % [2]
Rank Union Territories Total Urban Rural
#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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Periodic Labour Force Survey (2019-2020)" (PDF). Ministry of Labour and Employment. p. 212. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) | Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation | July 2017- June 2018" (PDF). Ministry of Labour and Employment. p. 212. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Indian Economy At a Glance [Infographic] - Quickonomics". Quickonomics. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 19 November 2016.