India’s new employment policy ought to focus on young adults
Those in their twenties suffer significantly greater unemployment and job frustration than others
Did you know that less than 10% of young adults (aged 20-29 years) in states such as Punjab, Haryana, and Tamil Nadu work on farms? And in Kerala, it is less than 2%. Did you know around 18% of young adults in Haryana and 20% in Kerala reported being in education in 2018-19? These estimates are based on our research using India’s periodic labour force survey (PLFS) data.