The number of unemployed persons in India decreased to 44.85 Million in 2016 from 48.26 Million in 2014. Unemployed Persons in India averaged 30.60 Million from 1971 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 48.26 Million in 2014 and a record low of 5.10 Million in 1971.

Unemployed Persons in India is expected to be 42.95 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the India Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 44.20 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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India Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.00 5.00 8.30 3.53 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 44.85 48.26 48.26 5.10 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 49.80 50.40 63.70 49.80 percent [+]
Population 1298.04 1283.60 1298.04 359.00 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 19400.00 19200.00 19400.00 19200.00 INR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 10300.00 10100.00 10300.00 10100.00 INR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 176.00 176.00 176.00 137.00 INR/Day [+]
Wages 272.19 255.65 272.19 3.87 INR/Day [+]
Wages High Skilled 43200.00 46200.00 47300.00 43200.00 INR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 347.30 322.07 347.30 4.86 INR/Day [+]
Wages Low Skilled 10900.00 11300.00 13500.00 10900.00 INR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.70 23.10 23.70 22.90 percent [+]
Employment Rate 46.80 47.80 50.80 46.80 percent [+]


India Unemployed Persons

In India, the number of unemployed persons refers to number of persons on the live register. Live Register is the systematic arrangement of Index Cards pertaining to applicants who are in need of employment assistance. This page provides - India Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
44.85 48.26 48.26 5.10 1971 - 2016 Million Yearly
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