Indian states ranked by unemployment

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This is a list of Major States of India ranked according to unemployment. The list is compiled from the NSS(66th round) Report from Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India.[1] Data is unavailable for NE region and smaller States.

Kerala has the highest unemployment rates and ranks worst, while Rajasthan and Gujarat has the least unemployment rate among major States of India. (Higher ranks represents higher unemployment among the population). National average stands at 50.

Unemployment Rates 2009-10 (per 1000)
Rank State Urban Rural
1 Kerala 73 76
2 Bihar 73 20
3 Assam 52 39
4 Himachal Pradesh 49 16
5 Punjab 48 26
6 Odisha 42 30
7 West Bengal 40 19
** All India Average 34 16
8 Tamil Nadu 32 15
8 Maharashtra 32 6
10 Andhra Pradesh 31 12
11 Uttar Pradesh 29 10
11 Madhya Pradesh 29 7
13 Karnataka 27 5
14 Harayana 25 18
15 Rajasthan 22 4
16 Gujarat 18 7

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  1. ^ "Socio-Economic Profiles & Inter-State comparison of some Major States of India" (PDF). Economic Survey 2012-13, Government of India. 2012–2013. p. 276. Retrieved April 21, 2014. 

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