Women Still Ahead of Men As Job-seekers

Published: 14th November 2015 07:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th November 2015 07:08 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: The number of women job-seekers who have registered themselves with the employment exchanges of Tamil Nadu continue to outnumber men.

As on September 30, there are 43,29,260 women on the job queue while the number of men stood at 41,55,386.

Six months ago, as on March 31, there were 43,14,344 women waiting for employment and the number of men stood at 41,53,949.    

Significantly, the total number of job-seekers has come down slightly during the past six months.

Every year, the number of those registering with the employment exchanges used to go up at least by a few lakhs.

Significantly, as on December 31, 2013, the number of job-seekers had come down by six lakh compared to the figures of September 30, 2013 (90,13,163 job-seekers). It came down further as on December 31, 2013 (84,38,439).

However, the number of job-seekers had gone up slightly according to the statistics released by the government on March 31 this year (84,97,402).

 Now, once again, the number of job-seekers has come down slightly as on September 30, 2015 (84,84,646).

Further, the number of job-seekers who have education below matric level has been coming down considerably since last year.

 During 2013, it stood at 6,63,177. By the end of 2014, this had come down to 4,91,470.

 As on March 31 this year, the number of below matric job-seekers had come down to 4,91,164.

Now, after six months, the number had further came down to 4,87,572.

There has been a steep increase in the number of matriculates since 2014 (58,22,580). It stood at just 38,12,762 in 2013.

As on March 31 this year, the number had gone up to 58,69,912. Now, according to the latest statistics, the number of matriculates had crossed 60 lakhs (60,62,953).

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp