All India Unemployment rate as per latest report of Periodic Labour Force Survey, PLFS for age 15 and above among graduates for 2019-20 is 17.2 per cent. The Unemployment rate for 2018-19 is 16.9 per cent and 2017-18 is 17.2 per cent.
Labour Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Labour and Employment, has conducted six rounds of Annual Employment Unemployment Surveys in 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2015-16 and 2016-17. Afterwards, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation started Periodic Labour Force Survey, PLFS.
Recently, due to demand for high frequency employment data, Labour Bureau has started All India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey, AQEES from 1st Quarter of 2021-22. AQEES will provide quarterly estimates of employment in major nine sectors for establishments with atl east ten workers from first Quarter of 2021-22 and for establishments with less than 10 workers from first Quarter of 2022.