Indian states ranked by unemployment

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This is a list of states of India ranked according to unemployment. The list is compiled from the Report on Fifth Annual Employment-Unemployment Survey (2015-16) from Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.[1]

Tripura has the highest unemployment rate and ranks worst, while Gujarat has the least unemployment rate among the states of India. (Higher ranks represents higher unemployment among the population). National average stands at 50.[1]

Unemployment Rates 2015-16 (per 1000)[1]
Rank State Total Urban Rural
1 Tripura 197 172 203
2 Sikkim 181 168 184
3 Kerala 125 126 125
4 Himachal Pradesh 106 23 117
5 Goa 96 58 150
6 Arunachal Pradesh 89 52 93
7 Nagaland 85 141 69
8 Jharkhand 77 94 73
9 Uttar Pradesh 74 67 76
10 Jammu and Kashmir 72 36 83
11 Rajasthan 71 43 77
12 Uttarakhand 70 32 81
13 Assam 61 101 55
14 Punjab 60 62 59
14 Bihar 60 74 59
16 Manipur 57 70 49
17 Odisha 50 47 51
India 50 49 51
18 West Bengal 49 56 47
19 Meghalaya 48 134 28
20 Haryana 47 39 53
21 Madhya Pradesh 43 40 44
22 Tamil Nadu 42 36 45
23 Andhra Pradesh 39 44 38
24 Mizoram 30 49 15
25 Telangana 28 62 13
26 Maharastra 21 23 20
27 Chhattisgarh 19 68 11
28 Karnataka 15 19 13
29 Gujarat 9 7 10

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