Unemployment rate climbs to a 23-week high as jobs remain elusive3 min read 14 Dec 2020, 05:04 PM IST
The urban unemployment rate stood at 11.62%, while rural joblessness rose to 9.11%, reveals CMIE data
The Dec figures are highest since the week ended 14 June, when the covid-19 pandemic was raging
NEW DELHI : India’s overall joblessness rate has climbed significantly to close to 10% in the week ended 13 December, at least a 23-week high, reversing a trend where the unemployment rate was hovering largely between 6% and 8% for the last few months.
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