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Labor Force Participation Rate at 44% in Fiscal 2019-20

Labor Force Participation Rate at 44% in Fiscal 2019-20Labor Force Participation Rate at 44% in Fiscal 2019-20

Labor force participation rate—the proportion of the population of ages 15 and above that is economically active either employed or looking for a job—stood at 44.1% in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), registering a 0.4% decrease year-on-year.
Iran’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 15 and above, stood at 10.7%, indicating a 1.5% year-on-year decline, the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran shows.
Last year’s total employed population was at 24.27 million, nearly 430,000 more than the year before. 

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