Causes of Youth Unemployment: Emerging Issue in Indian Economy

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Rubee Singh

Archana Raj

Rakshpal Bahadur Management Institute (RBMI)

Date Written: 2018


India is developing largest democratic country in a world. Also India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world today. In India, 63% population in the working age group (15-59 years) and is projected than in 2026, this will increase to 68.4%. Such a big labour force, if properly utilized can be proof as demographic dividend. But in India cannot properly utilize a big labour force so youth unemployment is going to be a challenge for the current economy in India. There are more than 6 crores well educated youth in India who are unemployed. Unemployment rate in India is reported by the India ministry of labour, they mention that in India the data of employment has first fallen, then risen and then fallen again. The present paper has focused on causes of youth unemployment, various types of unemployment present scenario and some possible measures have been suggested.

Keywords: Youth, Unemployment, Jobless, Labour force, Population

Suggested Citation

Singh, Rubee and Raj, Archana, Causes of Youth Unemployment: Emerging Issue in Indian Economy (2018). International Journal for Innovative Engineering & Management Research, Vol 07 Issue13, Dec 2018 , Available at SSRN:

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