Women Labor Force Participation Rate in urban areas rose to high of 25.6 percent in fourth quarter of Last year

Women Workforce in India: In India, women's participation is increasing in every field and the number of women workers has increased at a high pace especially in cities. The figures that have come in this regard especially confirm that women are now coming out in large numbers and are succeeding in making an important place for themselves in the employment picture of the country. The contribution of women workers in urban areas of the country has increased to 25.6 percent and this is the data of the fourth quarter of the financial year 2024.

What came to light from government figures

This data is official and a matter of concern has come to light that unemployment in the cities and towns of India has increased in the fourth quarter of the last financial year. However, women have obtained jobs in greater numbers.

Overall, the overall urban unemployment rate, which had declined from 6.6 percent in the second quarter to 6.5 percent in the third quarter, increased once again to 6.7 percent in the last quarter of fiscal year 2024. However, this was lower than the 6.8 percent urban unemployment seen a year ago. This information has been received according to Periodic Labor Force Survey (PLFS) data.

Female labor force participation at highest level

The female workforce participation rate in urban areas has increased to the highest level of 25.6 percent during the same period. This is 0.6 percent more in the fourth quarter than the previous quarter.

Female labor force participation in urban areas

Was at 23.2 percent in the first quarter of FY 2024
Was at 24 percent in the second quarter of FY 2024
Was at 25 percent in the third quarter of FY 2024
Was at 22.7 percent in the fourth quarter of FY 2023

(As per the survey released by Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (MoSPI))

Meanwhile, during the fourth quarter of FY 2024, the working population ratio (WPR) in urban areas as a proportion of the total population has increased to 46.9 per cent. This includes 69.8 percent men and 23.4 percent women. This figure applies to the urban working population above 15 years of age. Interestingly, in the last 12 months, there has been a slight increase in the male unemployment rate in urban areas. During the same period, a gradual decline in female unemployment rate has been observed.

Know the WPR rate in urban areas

Was at 45.5 percent in the first quarter of FY 2024
Was at 46 percent in FY 2024 second quarter
Was at 46.6 percent in the third quarter of FY 2024
Was at 45.2 percent in the fourth quarter of FY 2023

(Latest data released by MoSPI)

read this also

Petrol Diesel: Big cut in petrol price in Pakistan, diesel also becomes cheaper

KKR vs SRH Live Score IPL Match Qualifier 1 Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad Scorecard Pat Cummins Ahmedabad Weather

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Today Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad will clash for the final ticket. Both ...

Freddie Highmore Says Farewell to ‘The Good Doctor’ (Exclusive)

The Good Doctor may be ending, but Freddie Highmore hasn't quite wrapped his mind around that reality yet. During PEOPLE's ...

Indian Stock Market Touches 5 Trillion Dollar Market Cap Milestone First Time

BSE Market Capitalization: The Indian stock market has once again succeeded in touching a new milestone. For the first time, ...

IRCTC Launches tour package for Leh Ladakh Tour ex Hyderabad starting from 60200 rupees only

Leh Ladakh Tour: Leh-Ladakh is one of the famous tourist destinations of the country where lakhs of tourists visit every ...

Which 4 players can Chennai Super Kings retain ahead of IPL 2025 mega auction after missing out on IPL 2024 playoffs?

IPL 2025: Chennai Super Kings was performing very well in IPL 2024 from the beginning. CSK remained in the top-4 ...

Jennifer Lopez Can ‘Relate’ to Her ‘Misunderstood’ ‘Atlas’ Character

Jennifer Lopez sees a lot of herself in her Atlas character. While speaking exclusively to PEOPLE at her new movie's ...

JSW Cement to invest around 3000 crore rupees to establish new integrated Cement Plant in Rajasthan

JSW Cement: JSW Group's JSW Cement is now planning big investments to strengthen its presence in the North Indian markets ...

SBI PNB ICICI Bank Axis Bank Warns customers about banking fraud know ways to protect yourself

Banking Fraud: With changing times, there have been major changes in the methods of banking. Digital banking has become an ...

KKR vs SRH Qualifier 1 5 players to keep an eye on in Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2024

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: The first qualifier match of IPL 2024 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders ...

Domestic Air Traffic Increased By 2.42 percent in April 2024 To 132 Lakhs Says DGCA

Domestic Air Travel: There has been a jump in the number of air passengers traveling domestically in April 2024. A ...

Leave a Comment