India: Unemployment rate

(measure: percent, source: Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Unemployment rate, percent in India, January 2016 - December 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for India from January 2016 to December 2021. The average value for India during that period was 7.39 percent with a minimum of 3.37 percent in July 2017 and a maximum of 23.52 percent in April 2020. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Measure: percent
Source: Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy



Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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