- The number of establishments in the organized sector grew to 19,591 by March, 2012.
- Of which, 13,175 were in Public Sector and 6,416 were in Private Sector.
- 20.28 lakhs persons were employed in the organized Sector as on March, 2012.
- The Public Sector alone accounted for 12.76 lakhs and the remaining 7.52 lakhs were employed in the Private Sector.
- A total of 1,97,087 candidates were enrolled, 9,530 vacancies notified to Employment Exchanges and 820 candidates placed in 2012-13 (up to Oct.12). There were 19,07,027 candidates on live register of Employment Exchanges at the end of October, 2012.
- While Andhra Pradesh has registered an annual compound growth of 1.70% in employment between 2004-05 and 2009-10 - up from 0.70% between 1999- 2000 and 2004-05.
- Similarly, the employment elasticity which represents the responsiveness of employment generation to change in gross domestic product stands at 0.19% for Andhra Pradesh as against the all India employment elasticity of 0.28%.
- Since 1999-2000 to 2004-05, the rural and urban unemployment rates in Andhra Pradesh decreased.
- The decline in urban unemployment (from 39 to 36) was sharper compared to that of rural unemployment (from 8 to 7).
- Rural Unemployment rate has however increased (5 points) from 7 in 2004-05 to 12 in 2009-10.
- The urban unemployment rate has decreased by 5 points from 36 to 31.
- Similarly, at All India level, urban unemployment rate has fallen from 45 to 34 whereas rural unemployment rate declined marginally (only 1 point) from 17 to 16.
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