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Unemployment at 9.8 Percent in Q1

A total of 2,505,336 Iranians were unemployed in Q1, whereby men’s unemployment stood at 9% while the rate for women hovered around 13.7%
Q1 Unemployment at 9.8 Percent as Labor Force Participation DropsQ1 Unemployment at 9.8 Percent as Labor Force Participation Drops

Iran’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 15 and above, stood at 9.8% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20), indicating a 1.1% decline compared with the same period of last year. 
A total of 2,505,336 Iranians were unemployed in Q1. Over 1.9 million men and 602,074 women of ages 15 and above were jobless in Q1, according to the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran.
Men’s unemployment stood at 9% while the rate for women hovered around 13.7%. 
The unemployment rate was 10.7% for urban areas (2.03 million people) and 7.3% for rural areas (472,634 people)...

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