A Tale of Two Demographies: Employment Outcomes and Gender Differentials in India, 2017-18 to 2018-19

Between 2018-19 and 2017-18, unemployment rates fell for all categories except urban males. There was an increase in the WPR for all employment categories except urban males. Countering a trend visible since 2004-05, the WPR rose by 1.5 percentage points for rural women.