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Bad news has come out for people looking for jobs during the Corona period. People have got less jobs in the month of May as compared to April and March. In May 2021, 9.20 lakh people have joined the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), which is 28% less than in April. In the month of April, 12.76 lakh people were associated with EPFO. Earlier in March 2021, 11.22 members had joined. The EPFO data shows the employment status.
How many people joined in which month in 2021
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5.37 lakh new members join EPF scheme
Out of the total 9.20 lakh members added during the month, about 5.73 lakh new members have joined the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme for the first time. At the same time, there are about 3.47 lakh members who got separated from EPFO due to some reason, who have joined again in May. In May, the share of women in new members was around 22%.
Maharashtra and Haryana ahead in terms of adding new members
Maharashtra, Haryana, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka recorded the maximum number of new jobs. In these states, about 5.45 lakh people have joined EPFO in April, which is 59.29% of the total joiners.
77.08 lakh new members added in the financial year 2020-21
On an average, 7 lakh new members are added to EPFO every month. A total of 77.08 lakh new members were added to EPFO in 2020-21. According to the data released by EPFO, 78.58 lakh new members joined EPFO in the financial year 2019-20. Earlier this figure was 61.12 lakh during the last financial 2018-19. EPFO has been releasing new members figures since April 2018. Talking about the financial year 2021-22, a total of 20.20 lakh people have joined in its two months i.e. April and May.