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At 7.91%, India’s unemployment rate hits four-month high in December

Scroll | 03/01/2022 07:46 PM | Click to read full article

India’s unemployment rate reached a four-month high in December, data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy showed on Monday. The monthly unemployment rate was 7.91%, up from 7% in November.

Haryana reported the highest unemployment rate for the month at 34.1%, followed by Rajasthan at 24.1%, Jharkhand at 17.3%, Bihar at 16% and Jammu and Kashmir at 15%. The lowest unemployment rate was found in Karnataka at 1.4%.