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Salaried employment rises in Gujarat

This upward trend in salaried employment is certainly a cheery outcome for Gujarat as it suggests an improvement in the quality of jobs in the state

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Mahesh Vyas
There has been an extraordinary improvement in employment in Gujarat in the past year. Gujarat recorded its highest ever employment of 26.7 million during September-December 2022. In comparison, employment in September-December 2021 was 25.9 million. This increase in employment in Gujarat can broadly be characterised as an increase in salaried employment. Also, there is a noticeable shift from farming to other occupations like salaried employment, small traders and wage labourers, and self-employment.

Between September-December 2021 and September-December 2022, there was a remarkable increase in salaried employees in Gujarat, by around 0.9 million. During this period, the number of business persons
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First Published: Feb 20 2023 | 11:59 PM IST

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