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Keyword : unemployed
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The unemployed are classified into two that is the actively unemployed and inactively unemployed. The actively unemployed include all persons who did not work during the reference week but were available for work and actively looking for work during the reference week. Inactively unemployed persons include the following categories:
(a) persons who did not look for work because they believed no work was available or that they were not qualified;
(b) persons who would have looked for work if they had not been temporarily ill or had it not been for bad weather;
(c) persons who were waiting for result of job applications; and
(d) persons who had looked for work prior to the reference week.

Source : Social Indicators
Source Detail : Labour Force Survey Report