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Uptick in female labour force participation

Around 0.28 million women aged 20-29 entered the labour force in this period, according to CMIE's Consumer Pyramids Household Survey data

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Mahesh Vyas
There was a significant improvement in the labour force participation rates (LPR) for women in the 20-29 age bracket in the September-December 2022 period. Around 0.28 million women aged 20-29 entered the labour force in this period, according to CMIE’s Consumer Pyramids Household Survey data. Moreover, the LPR for females in this age group is significantly higher now than during the lockdowns. This is encouraging.
 
LPR is the share of the working age population (aged 15 and above) who are either employed or unemployed, willing and looking for work. The age-wise distribution of female labour force participation is similar to
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First Published: Jan 16 2023 | 11:59 PM IST

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