Urban Indians’ primary worry is unemployment: According to the Ipsos What Worries the World Survey, over the past 11 months, urban Indians have ranked unemployment as their #1 worry.
Urban Indians’ primary worry is unemployment:
The other two top concerns (for Indians) in August 2022 were “financial and political corruption (31%) and crime and violence (25%)”. Following closely behind were some of the other concerns, including the coronavirus (19%), inflation (20%), and poverty and social injustice (23%). In contrast, global citizens were more troubled and worried about inflation (39%) than any other issue, including poverty and social inequality (31%), unemployment (27%), crime and violence (26%) and financial and political corruption (25%), according to Ipsos’ survey results, which were released on Tuesday.
In 28 nations, the monthly survey gauges public sentiment on significant social and political problems. There were 21,515 adults surveyed. The pandemic’s long-lasting effects on the corporate sector are still being felt, and job creation is not keeping up with demand for workers. The pace of expansion is moderate for most enterprises due to the worldwide downturn in the economy brought on by the conflict in Ukraine.
According to AmitAdarkar, CEO of Ipsos India, job growth has not kept up with demand for workers since the pandemic. Urban Indians were still upset about unemployment in August 2022. The pandemic’s long-lasting effects on the corporate sector are still being felt, and job creation is not keeping up with demand for workers. The pace of expansion is moderate for most enterprises due to the global economic downturn brought on by the conflict in Ukraine “said he.
According to him, the pandemic has expanded the gap between the wealthy and the poor, increasing societal inequality as well as crime and corruption rates. In the meantime, for five months in a row, consumers’ top concern worldwide was inflation.
Argentina continues to be the country where people are most concerned about price increases. Inflation is the top concern in 11 nations this month. Argentina, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Poland, South Korea, Turkey, and the United States are among those mentioned. Now that Saudi Arabia is a member of this list, “the survey results showed.
Overall, Indians are still enthusiastic about their country’s future, although after months of being ranked second, India dropped to third position in August. Indonesia surpassed it, with 77% of those polled stating that their nation is on the right course. 72% of urban consumers surveyed in India think the country is progressing in the right direction.