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Iran's Q2 Unemployment Drops 1.8% to 10.5%

The unemployment rate was 11.8% in urban areas (2.42 million people) and 6.6% in rural areas (466,012 people)
Iran's Q2 Unemployment Drops 1.8% to 10.5%Iran's Q2 Unemployment Drops 1.8% to 10.5%

Iran’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 15 years and above, stood at 10.5% in the second quarter of the current Iranian year (June 22-Sept. 22), indicating a 1.8% decrease compared with the same period of last year. 
A total of 2,894,298 Iranians were unemployed in Q2, according to the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran.
Men’s unemployment stood at 8.6% while the rate hovered around 18.2% for women. 
Over 1.9 million men and 986,318 women of ages 15 and above were jobless in summer.   
The unemployment rate was 11.8% for urban areas (2.42 million people) and 6.6% for rural areas (466,012 people).

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