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Poorer, less industrialized states creating most jobs

Most of the poorer, less industrialized states like Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar appear to have done well in increasing their work force in the past decade according to recently released Census 2011 data, Times of India reported. Surprisingly, richer or more urbanized states like Punjab, Haryana and Kerala have lagged far behind in job creation.

Most of the poorer, less industrialized states like Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar appear to have done well in increasing their work force in the past decade according to recently released Census 2011 data, Times of India reported. Surprisingly, richer or more urbanized states like Punjab, Haryana and Kerala have lagged far behind in job creation.

But if you take away natural population growth, the picture changes dramatically. It becomes clear that the workforce increase in the poorer states is mainly because of their higher than national average population growth. But again surprisingly, the richer states still remain at the bottom of job creation rankings.

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