Unemployment rate dropped to 7.2% in September 2022 quarter: PLFS

Unemployment rate in urban India declined to 7.2 per cent in the September 2022 quarter from 7.6 per cent in the June 2022 quarter, according to the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS). The fall in unemployment rate for men was more pronounced to 6.6 per cent from 7.1 per cent as compared to the marginal fall to 9.4 per cent from 9.5 per cent witnessed by the unemployment rate for women. The labour force participation rate (LFPR) inched up to 47.9 per cent from 47.5 per cent in the June 2022 quarter. Participation of women in the labour force increased, while that of men decreased. Employment, depicted by worker population rate (WPR), increased for both, men and women. The WPR for women increased by 80 basis points to 19.7 per cent and that for men increased by 30 basis points to 68.6 per cent. Overall WPR was up by 60 basis points to 44.5 per cent. The survey results are based on the current weekly status (CWS) of employment of urban population of the age 15 years and above.

References
1. https://www.mospi.gov.in/documents/213904/416359//Press release_PLFS QB_July to Sept 20221669291721832.pdf/e9479198-2eea-f738-e7d6-327cf41f9034
CMIE STATISTICS
Unemployment Rate (30-DAY MVG. AVG.)
Per cent
7.3 +0.7
Consumer Sentiments Index
Base September-December 2015
84.9 0.0
Consumer Expectations Index
Base September-December 2015
84.0 0.0
Current Economic Conditions Index
Base September-December 2015
86.4 0.0
Quarterly CapEx Aggregates
(Rs.trillion) Mar 22 Jun 22 Sep 22 Dec 22
New projects 8.68 5.20 4.42 6.68
Completed projects 1.33 1.18 1.36 1.61
Stalled projects 0.43 0.53 0.07 0.01
Revived projects 0.33 0.29 0.12 0.32
Implementation stalled projects 0.09 0.29 0.26 0.11
Updated on: 07 Feb 2023 8:28PM
Quarterly Financials of Listed Companies
(% change) Mar 22 Jun 22 Sep 22 Dec 22
All listed Companies
 Income 20.8 40.1 25.2 19.3
 Expenses 19.8 41.4 27.1 20.3
 Net profit 31.6 21.1 -1.4 2.7
 PAT margin (%) 8.8 7.2 7.8 9.9
 Count of Cos. 4,686 4,704 4,582 1,443
Non-financial Companies
 Income 24.8 50.1 27.9 17.9
 Expenses 25.7 52.9 31.5 20.2
 Net profit 10.1 8.4 -21.0 -15.7
 PAT margin (%) 7.6 5.7 5.7 7.1
 Net fixed assets 2.0 4.1
 Current assets 15.0 19.1
 Current liabilities 11.6 10.4
 Borrowings 3.6 12.8
 Reserves & surplus 11.2 7.6
 Count of Cos. 3,398 3,424 3,373 1,058
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 07 Feb 2023 8:28PM
Annual Financials of All Companies
(% change) FY20 FY21 FY22
All Companies
 Income 0.6 -1.4 26.0
 Expenses 0.3 -3.6 24.9
 Net profit -3.0 74.5 63.3
 PAT margin (%) 2.0 4.5 7.2
 Assets 8.9 10.7 9.9
 Net worth 4.8 12.0 14.0
 RONW (%) 3.4 6.9 11.5
 Count of Cos. 31,839 30,688 14,155
Non-financial Companies
 Income -1.1 -2.5 30.7
 Expenses -0.9 -4.4 30.4
 Net profit -20.5 62.4 61.3
 PAT margin (%) 2.3 4.0 6.2
 Net fixed assets 11.4 2.4 2.1
 Net worth 2.1 10.6 14.5
 RONW (%) 4.7 7.6 12.7
 Debt / Equity (times) 1.1 1.0 0.8
 Interest cover (times) 1.9 2.5 4.0
 Net working capital cycle (days) 73 82 59
 Count of Cos. 25,106 24,021 11,477
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 04 Feb 2023 5:32PM