Employment and unemployment situation in cities and towns in India (July 2011 - June 2012)

This report is based on the employment and unemployment survey conducted in the 68th round of NSS during July 2011 to June 2012. In this report, estimates of the employment and unemployment indicators are presented for each of the class 1 cities, for size class 2 towns and for size class 3 towns. The survey was spread over 12,737 First Stage Units (FSUs) (7,469 villages and 5,268 urban blocks) covering 1,01,724 households (59,700 in rural areas and 42,024 in urban areas) and enumerating 4,56,999 persons (2,80,763 in rural areas and 1,76,236 in urban areas). In this report various employment and unemployment indicators have been presented for persons of age 15 years and above in size class 1 cities and different size class of towns.