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Joblessness Rise with Education Level, It's Confirmed!

R Sinduja

News Editor

The National Statistic Office shows the unemployment rate rising by up to 4 times between urban women who have only middle school education & those educated up to secondary school or more. Only 2.1% of illiterate urban men were unemployed in 2017-18, but 9.2% of men with at least secondary education didn't have a job. 0.8% of those uneducated were jobless whereas 20% of women with secondary/higher education were not employed.