Unemployment remains steady
On 23 March 2017, the 30-day moving average of the all India unemployment rate stood at 4.46 per cent, unchanged from the previous day. Across regions, rural unemployment stood steady while its urban counterpart edged up marginally.
The 30-day moving average of rural unemployment rate remained steady at 3.81 per cent as compared to the previous day. However, the 30-day moving average of urban unemployment rate increased marginally by 1 basis point to 5,74 per cent for the same period. As a result of this minute divergence, the urban-rural differential increased by 1 basis point to 193 basis points.