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Employment in nine key sectors rises by 2 lakh in Q2, says Labour Ministry survey

Of the total employment estimated in the selected nine sectors, manufacturing accounted for nearly 39%, followed by education with 22% and health as well as IT/BPOs sectors both around 10%.

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New Delhi: Formal job creation in nine key sectors such as manufacturing, construction, trade education and health has shown uptrend with about 2 lakh additional workers joining the workforce during the July-September quarter of the current fiscal.

“The estimated total employment in the nine selected sectors from the second round of QES (July-September, 2021) came out as 3.10 crore approximately, which is 2 lakhs higher than the estimated employment (3.08 crore) from the first round of QES (1st April, 2021),” said All India Quarterly Establishment based Employment Survey (AQEES).

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Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav released the report on the second round (July-September 2021) of Quarterly Employment Survey (QES).

Of the total employment estimated in the selected nine sectors, manufacturing accounted for nearly 39%, followed by education with 22% and health as well as IT/BPOs sectors both around 10%.

“Trade and Transport sectors engaged 5.3% and 4.6% of the total estimated workers respectively. It is worth a mention that percentage for the IT/BPO sector in Quarter 1 was only 7%,” the survey said.

Nearly 90% of the establishments covered in the survey have been estimated to work with less than 100 workers, though 30% of the IT/BPO establishments worked with at least 100 workers including about 12% engaging 500 workers or more.

In the health sector, 19% of the establishments had 100 or more workers.

The over-all percentage of female workers stood at 32.1%, higher than 29.3% reported during the first round of QES.

Regular workers constitute 87% of the estimated workforce in the nine selected sectors, with only 2% being casual workers. However, in the construction sector, 20% of the workers were contractual and 6.4% were casual workers.

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