Educated Unemployed and Employment Preferential Differentials of Educated: Evidences from Field

Kumar Yogesh


The developing countries face peculiar problems which include growing magnitude of educated unemployed. Present study examines the structure and nature of educated unemployed in India, The study to analyze unemployment amongst various education levels, as also employment in non-farm sector of educated and gendered effects in occupational structure of employment. The study envisages the scope of further employment in non-farm sectors of these populace groups. It is observed that a good number of illiterates, those educated up to middle, and even those educated beyond secondary level resort to doing agricultural and allied activities. Nonetheless, the percentage engaged in agricultural and allied jobs reduces substantially as the education level goes up from uneducated to that of secondary and more educated’ levels. The participation of females is more or less limited to low paid casual type.

Keywords: Educated unemployed its structure and nature, Education levels, Non-farm sectors, agriculture and allied activities

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