Jobless population falls by 3.47% in three months
The number of unemployed people in Bangladesh decreased by 3.47 percent or 90,000 in the April-June quarter compared to the previous quarter this year, according to data of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).
Bangladesh had 25.9 lakh unemployed people as of the January-March quarter of 2023, which came down to 25 lakh in the April-June quarter.
Moreover, the April-June quarter's number is also 2.34 percent lower than the same period of the previous year's 25.6 lakh, according to the second quarterly Labour Force Survey 2023 of BBS.
The number of unemployed men decreased by 2.34 percent to 16.7 lakh in the April-June quarter of 2023 compared to the previous three months.
At the same time, the number of unemployed female decreased by 5.68 percent to 8.3 lakh.