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Q3 Underemployment at 10.6%

Q3 Underemployment at 10.6%Q3 Underemployment at 10.6%

Underemployment, the condition in which people in a labor force are employed for less than 44 hours of service per week, stood at 10.6% in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21, 2019), down 1.1% year-on-year and was higher for men and those living in rural areas. 
The third quarter’s underemployment rate for men and women stood at 11.5% and 6.2%, respectively.
The rate of urban areas was 9.3% and it was 13.9% in rural areas, the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report on Iran's labor market shows.


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