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Unemployment rate at 45-year high, Centre confirms NSSO's leaked data

May 31, 2019 20:52 IST

The Centre on Friday confirmed NSSO's leaked January data that reported the unemployment rate in India was 6.1% in 2017-18, the highest in 45 years. This comes on a day the Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge. The data released showed that 7.8% of all the employable urban youth were jobless while the number for the rural employable youth stood at 5.3%.

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