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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


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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