Data Narratives

Trends in youth employment in India: 2017-18 to 2022-23

Topics: Employment, Gender, Jobs, Labour Force, Youth

Much has been said about India’s demographic dividend, but the high shares of unemployed youth, es...

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By Kulvinder Singh

24 January 2024

By Kulvinder Singh

24 January 2024 | Employment, Gender, Jobs, Labour Force, Youth

Much has been said about India’s demographic dividend, but the high shares of unemployed youth, especially young women and those with higher levels of education merit urgent attention Read more

By Ashwini Deshpande

15 December 2023 | Employment, Gender, Jobs, Labour Force

From recording a substantial decline in the first two decades of the millennium, India’s female labour force participation is finally showing some improvement. What’s driving this shift? Read more

By Akshi Chawla & Kulvinder Singh

22 November 2023 | Development, Elections, Indian States, Infrastructure

An analysis of data from the NSS (Round 78) to understand housing conditions of different groups in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana as they head into assembly polls. Read more

By Akshi Chawla & Kulvinder Singh

15 November 2023 | Elections, Indian States, Labour Force Participation

A deep dive into the labour force and employment patterns in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana as they head into assembly polls. Read more

By Pubali Chakraborty & Kanika Mahajan

27 September 2023 | Economy, Female Labour Force Participation, Industry, Labour Force, Manufacturing

Bigger firms tend to employ a larger proportion of women, possibly because they offer better non-wage benefits (such as maternity leave, childcare, transport, paid leaves and healthcare benefits) to workers. Read more