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SCI on Q1 Youth Unemployment

SCI on Q1 Youth UnemploymentSCI on Q1 Youth Unemployment

The Statistical Center of Iran provides two figures for the youth unemployment rate: the proportion of the population between 15 and 24 years and those between 18 and 35 years.
SCI's latest data show the youth unemployment rate of those between 15 and 24 years stood at 24.5% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) to register a 2% decrease compared with the corresponding period of the year before. 
The unemployment rate of those between 18 and 35 years stood at 16.7% in Q1, posting a decline of 1.5% YOY.
Iran’s overall unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 15 and above, stood at 9.8% in spring, indicating a 1.1% decline compared with the same period of last year. 
A total of 2,505,336 Iranians were unemployed in Q1. 


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