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Unemployment Rate 27.9% In Tripura : 2nd Highest In India, CMIE

Tripura’s unemployment rate increased to 27.9% in August 2020, according to a survey conducted by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). This is the 2nd highest unemployment rate after Haryana where unemployment rate is 33.5%. Currently Tripura is holding highest unemployment rate in Northeastern states. The urban and rural unemployment rose to 9.83 per cent and 7.65 per cent in India, respectively, in August as the formal sector shied away from hiring amid COVID-19 pandemic and jobs in rural areas remained stagnant. The overall unemployment also jumped to 8.35 per cent, as against 7.43 per cent in July, according to monthly unemployment data by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE)

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