National sample survey

Economists said the increase in rural incomes was channelled into improving living standards, especially the need for a pucca house.

Rural India trades up on its housing

2 min read . 08 Mar 2017
The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) numbers for 2011-12 show that the unemployment rates for young male graduates in the 15-29 years age group in urban India was a very high 16.3%. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

The youth unemployment conundrum

3 min read . 20 Feb 2014
NSSO data showed around 60% of the households in rural India do not have toilets; Census data for 2011 had it at 70%. Photo: Mint<br />

NSSO versus Census: Which is correct?

1 min read . 25 Dec 2013
Food availability has reached a large segment of the population and the gap between the rural and urban percentages has narrowed appreciably. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br /> (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

Malnutrition, not hunger, ails India

3 min read . 22 Sep 2013
The big picture on consumption

The big picture on consumption

3 min read . 13 Jul 2011
Our beleaguered bean counters

Our beleaguered bean counters

1 min read . 07 Jul 2011
A dismal jobs scene?

A dismal jobs scene?

4 min read . 05 Jul 2011
The fear of statistical messages

The fear of statistical messages

4 min read . 05 Jul 2011
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The great jobs debate

4 min read . 02 Oct 2011
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Big numbers, bigger problems

1 min read . 04 Jul 2011
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Imperatives of jobless growth

4 min read . 03 Jul 2011
It&#8217;s aspirations, stupid

It&#8217;s aspirations, stupid

4 min read . 02 Jul 2011
Land and livelihood

Land and livelihood

3 min read . 09 Mar 2011