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Majority of Jobholders Lack Health, Retirement Benefits

More than 61% of working women and 59% of working men were employed in the so-called "unofficial sector" of the economy in the year ending March 2019; men constituted 81.2% and women accounted for 18.8% of unofficial employment
Majority of Jobholders Lack Health, Retirement BenefitsMajority of Jobholders Lack Health, Retirement Benefits

Sixty percent of jobs in Iran lack health and retirement benefits, which are also not entitled to government support offered to businesses during the coronavirus crisis.
According to a report by the research arm of the Iranian Parliament, Majlis Research Center, 61.7% of working women and 59.4% of working men were employed in the so-called "unofficial sector" of the economy in the year ending March 2019. 
About 38.3% of working women and 40.6% of working men were holding jobs in the official sector of the economy [entitled to health and retirement benefits] during the year under review. 
Men constituted 81.2% and women accounted for 18.8% of unofficial employment while men constituted 82.6% and women accounted for 17.4% of official employment in that year. 

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