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Monthly Weekly
Month Unemployment Rate (%)
  India Urban Rural
May 2017 3.98 4.77 3.59
Apr 2017 3.76 4.09 3.59
Mar 2017 4.22 5.32 3.67
Feb 2017 4.81 6.27 4.07
Jan 2017 5.97 7.63 5.14
Dec 2016 5.98 7.62 5.17
Nov 2016 5.70 7.08 5.01
Oct 2016 6.14 6.61 5.90
Sep 2016 8.63 9.93 8.00
Aug 2016 9.55 11.44 8.62
Jul 2016 8.48 11.00 7.21
Jun 2016 8.93 10.27 8.25

Unemployment falls further

On 22 June 2017, the 30-day moving average of the all India unemployment rate decreased by 4 basis points to 3.51 per cent, as compared to the previous day. This was due to a decline in both rural and urban unemployment.

The 30-day moving average of rural unemployment rate fell marginally by 6 basis points to stand at 2.84 per cent. Similarly, the 30-day moving average of urban unemployment rate fell marginally by 2 basis points to 4.78 per cent for the same period. As a result of this similar downward trend, the urban-rural differential increased by 4 basis points to 194 basis points.

   
Date Unemployment Rate - 30 day moving average (%)
  India Urban Rural
24 Jun 2017 3.49 4.70 2.86
23 Jun 2017 3.49 4.73 2.84
22 Jun 2017 3.51 4.78 2.84
21 Jun 2017 3.55 4.80 2.90
20 Jun 2017 3.94 4.78 3.52
19 Jun 2017 3.92 4.79 3.48
18 Jun 2017 3.87 4.68 3.46
17 Jun 2017 3.88 4.67 3.50
16 Jun 2017 3.90 4.70 3.50
15 Jun 2017 3.87 4.71 3.46
14 Jun 2017 3.86 4.63 3.48
13 Jun 2017 3.91 4.67 3.53
12 Jun 2017 3.91 4.69 3.52
11 Jun 2017 3.76 4.65 3.31
10 Jun 2017 3.70 4.63 3.24
09 Jun 2017 3.76 4.67 3.30
08 Jun 2017 3.79 4.72 3.33
07 Jun 2017 3.81 4.80 3.32
06 Jun 2017 3.80 4.74 3.34
05 Jun 2017 3.85 4.72 3.42
04 Jun 2017 3.82 4.66 3.41
03 Jun 2017 3.84 4.72 3.40
02 Jun 2017 3.89 4.75 3.47
01 Jun 2017 3.91 4.68 3.53
Unemployment Rate
24 Jun 2017*
India3.5%
Urban4.7%
Rural2.9%
*30 day moving average
Unemployment Rate (%)
States (India)May 2017
Andhra Pradesh2.3
Assam12.6
Bihar2.1
Chandigarh13.5
Chhattisgarh4.7
Delhi5.3
Goa11.7
Gujarat1.9
Haryana2.9
Himachal Pradesh1.9
Jammu & Kashmir9.1
Jharkhand2.3
Karnataka1.4
Kerala6.3
Madhya Pradesh1.9
Maharashtra5.1
Odisha6.6
Puducherry2.4
Punjab5.5
Rajasthan3.3
Tamil Nadu3.6
Telangana3.3
Uttar Pradesh2.8
Uttarakhand0.1
West Bengal6.1
Monthly time series