The number of job searches across the country in the healthcare sector has increased by 5 per cent from last year, according to a survey by job-search website Indeed. Most jobs in the sector lay in Bengaluru with 10 per cent of all medical jobs. It is followed by Mumbai and New Delhi, both with 8 per cent of all medical jobs in the country, and Chennai and Hyderabad, with 7 per cent and 5 per cent respectively.
Sashi Kumar, Managing Director, Indeed India commented, “As the job market slows down in the wake of a global pandemic, essential services continue to drive demand, such as in the medical and public health fields. Despite the temporary slump in the sector, healthcare continues to be one of the foremost drivers of the nation’s economic growth.”
As per the survey, here is the list of top 10 cities with the most share of jobs in healthcare –
City Percentage of medical jobs, nationally
Today, April 7, is marked as World Health Day globally to celebrate the work of healthcare professionals. This year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has dedicated the year to nurses and midwives dedicated to their efforts in fighting the COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic.