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IMF Expects Iranian Unemployment Rate to Rise 0.2% in 2021

IMF Expects Iranian Unemployment Rate to Rise 0.2% in 2021IMF Expects Iranian Unemployment Rate to Rise 0.2% in 2021

The International Monetary Fund expects the unemployment rate in Iran to rise from 12.2% in 2020 to 12.4% in 2021.
In its latest World Economic Outlook report, the IMF put the 2019 rate at 10.7%.
According to the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report, the country’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 15 and above, stood at 9.5% in the second quarter of the current Iranian year, indicating a 1% decline compared with the same period of last year. 
A total of 2,477,350 Iranians were unemployed in Q2. Men’s unemployment stood at 8.1%, while the rate for women hovered around 16.5%. 

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