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Rural women make up for rising unemployment in urban men in 2019-20: PLFS

Job situation improved in 12 months to June 2020, but deteriorated sharply in the latter half of the reference period due to lockdown

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unemployment | Rural unemployment | rural women

Abhishek Waghmare  |  Pune 



migrant worker
Rural women compensated for rising unemployment in urban men by entering the labour force with rigour, and in that, getting employed better.

The rate in India declined to 4.8 per cent in the period July 2019 to June 2020, from 5.8 per cent in July- June 2018-19, latest data from the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) released by the Statistical Office shows.

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First Published: Tue, July 27 2021. 14:13 IST

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