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Monthly Weekly
Month Unemployment Rate (%)
  India Urban Rural
Mar 2018 6.23 6.45 6.11
Feb 2018 6.06 6.84 5.65
Jan 2018 5.04 6.35 4.36
Dec 2017 4.78 5.49 4.42
Nov 2017 4.76 5.52 4.38
Oct 2017 5.04 6.09 4.49
Sep 2017 4.66 5.72 4.12
Aug 2017 4.11 5.13 3.58
Jul 2017 3.39 4.21 2.98
Jun 2017 4.15 4.92 3.76
May 2017 4.04 4.85 3.63
Apr 2017 3.89 4.25 3.71
Statistical Profiles - Unemployment in India

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Date Unemployment Rate - 30 day moving average (%)
  India Urban Rural
22 Apr 2018 6.35 6.59 6.22
21 Apr 2018 6.28 6.56 6.14
20 Apr 2018 6.31 6.52 6.21
19 Apr 2018 6.20 6.54 6.02
18 Apr 2018 6.26 6.67 6.04
17 Apr 2018 6.24 6.64 6.03
16 Apr 2018 6.24 6.64 6.04
15 Apr 2018 6.23 6.54 6.07
14 Apr 2018 6.28 6.57 6.13
13 Apr 2018 6.23 6.49 6.10
12 Apr 2018 6.38 6.45 6.34
11 Apr 2018 6.43 6.53 6.38
10 Apr 2018 6.45 6.57 6.39
09 Apr 2018 6.41 6.59 6.32
08 Apr 2018 6.30 6.48 6.21
07 Apr 2018 6.23 6.51 6.09
06 Apr 2018 6.36 6.64 6.21
05 Apr 2018 6.38 6.60 6.27
04 Apr 2018 6.35 6.54 6.25
03 Apr 2018 6.35 6.58 6.23
02 Apr 2018 6.31 6.66 6.13
01 Apr 2018 6.29 6.60 6.12
31 Mar 2018 6.30 6.63 6.12
30 Mar 2018 6.31 6.58 6.17

Data presented in the Statiscal Profiles are population estimates derived from the underlying raw data. The R program that generates these can be download here. The underlying raw data can be purchased from here and here. The R program is common to all the Statistical Profiles. However, each Profile is generated from a different data set. All the data can be purchased.

Unemployment Rate
22 Apr 2018*
India6.3%
Urban6.6%
Rural6.2%
*30 day moving average
Unemployment Rate (%)
States (India)Mar 2018
Andhra Pradesh4.1
Assam5.9
Bihar10.2
Chandigarh17.3
Chhattisgarh3.4
Delhi3.0
Goa0.0
Gujarat4.7
Haryana12.8
Himachal Pradesh15.3
Jammu & Kashmir14.0
Jharkhand8.0
Karnataka8.2
Kerala6.6
Madhya Pradesh5.2
Maharashtra3.4
Meghalaya6.8
Odisha7.8
Puducherry4.0
Punjab9.0
Rajasthan14.3
Tamil Nadu2.5
Telangana3.6
Tripura15.2
Uttar Pradesh3.2
Uttarakhand2.4
West Bengal7.9
Monthly time series