During September this year, the maximum number of 269,000 jobs were created in the 18-21 years age group followed by 267,000 in the 22-25 years age bracket.
The EPFO said in its statement that the data is provisional as updation of employees records is a continuous process and gets updated in subsequent month/s.
This is age-band wise data of new members registered under the EPFO where the first non-zero contribution received during particular month. For each age-wise band, the estimates are net of the members newly enrolled, exited and rejoined during the month as per records of the EPFO, it added.
The estimates may include temporary employees whose contributions may not be continuous for the entire year. Members' data are linked to unique Aadhaar Identity, it added.
The EPFO manages social security funds of workers in the organised/semi organised sector in India and has more than 60 million active members (with at least one-month contribution during the year).