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Reviewing Iran's Q1 Unemployment by Age Group

The highest unemployment rate was registered at 27.9% for those between 20 and 24 years, while the lowest rate was recorded for those above 65 years with 1.9%. The economic participation rate of people in the 20-24 age group stood at 42.2% while that of p
Reviewing Iran's Q1 Unemployment by Age Group
Reviewing Iran's Q1 Unemployment by Age Group

The overall unemployment rate in Iran, the proportion of total jobless population of ages 10 years and above, stood at 10.8% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21), indicating a 1.3% decrease year-on-year, according to the latest report of the Statistical Center of Iran. 
Citing the SCI data, the Persian economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad has surveyed the Q1 unemployment rates in different age groups.
A total of 2,956,687 Iranians were unemployed in Q1. Men’s unemployment stood at 9.2% while the rate for women hovered around 17.3%. 
Over 2.02 million men and 932,881 women of ages 10 and above were jobless in spring.   
The unemployment rate was 12% for urban areas (2.44 million people) and 7.3% for rural areas (512,881 people).


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