Data on Unemployment
Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour and Employment conducts labour force survey on Employment-Unemployment. As per the result of available labour force survey, the estimated unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above on usual status basis in the country in 2015-16 was 3.7%.
To ascertain employment and unemployment situation in the country, National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation has launched Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) during 2017-18. The report of the same has not been published.
The above information given by the Minister of State for (Ic) for labour and employment Shri Santosh kumar Gangwar in the Parliament on 04.02.2019