India's February jobless rate climbed to 7.2%: CMIE
- CMIE data says unemployment rate rose to 7.2% in Feb 2019, the highest since Sept 2016, and up from 5.9% in Feb 2018
- The number of employed persons in India was estimated at 400 million in Feb compared with 406 million a year ago
New Delhi: The unemployment rate in India rose to 7.2% in February 2019, the highest since September 2016, and up from 5.9% in February 2018, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) that was released on Tuesday.
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