Despite the overall unemployment rate in the country, 10 states are in a bad state of jobs. The unemployment rate in September in these states has been in double digits. Uttarakhand and Haryana are at the top in terms of highest unemployment. The unemployment rate in Uttarakhand has been 22.3 percent and in Haryana 19.7 percent.
The unemployment rate in double-digit in these states
According to data from the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), in addition to Uttarakhand and Haryana, Tripura (17.4%), Jammu and Kashmir (16.2%), Goa (15.4%), Rajasthan (15.3%), Delhi (12.5%), the Unemployment rate is also in double-digit in Himachal Pradesh (12.0%), Bihar (11.9%), Puducherry (10.9%). This includes Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, which are among the industries in the industry.
Higher unemployment in an urban area than rural
In September, there has been more unemployment in urban areas than in rural areas. According to data from CMIE, the unemployment rate in urban areas has been 8.45 per cent. At the same time, it has been 5.86 percent in rural areas. The national unemployment rate during this period has been 6.67 percent.
Unemployment can become an electoral issue in Bihar
The unemployment rate in Bihar has been 11.9 percent. Elections are going on here. In such a situation, unemployment can become an electoral issue in Bihar. The Mahagathbandhan, which is contesting the elections under the leadership of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, has promised to create 10 lakh jobs if it comes to power in its election manifesto.
Unemployment rate above the national average in 13 states
The average unemployment rate in the country in September was 6.67 percent. While the unemployment rate in 13 states has been higher than the national average. Apart from double-digit states, West Bengal (9.3%), Punjab (9.6%) and Jharkhand (8.2%) also have higher unemployment rates than the national average.
Unemployment rate below 3 percent in four states
The unemployment rate in 4 states of the country has been less than 3 percent. These states include Assam, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Karnataka. States with unemployment rates of 3 to 5 percent include Telangana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
The unemployment rate increased for three reasons in September
Lack of seasonal jobs due to sowing and harvesting of summer crops. Fewer jobs created under the MNREGA. Not returning to full capacity on the service and industrial sectors.
5 states with the lowest unemployment rate
Unemployment rate in other states (in percent)