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Q2 Graduate Unemployment Near 15%

Q2 Graduate Unemployment Near 15%Q2 Graduate Unemployment Near 15%

Unemployment rate for university graduates stood at 14.9% in the second quarter of the current fiscal year (June 21-Sept. 21), posting a 2.3% year-on-year decrease. 
Higher education unemployment rate for men stood at 10.9% and that of women stuck around 23.9%, according to the Statistical Center of Iran.  
The share of higher education unemployment from the total unemployed population was 40.7% in Q2, which indicate a decrease of 3.1% year-on-year. 
The unemployment share of male and female graduates from the total unemployed population stood at 29.1% and 68.8%, respectively, while the share of higher education unemployment from the total unemployed population were 43.5% in urban areas and 26.5% in rural areas during the period. 

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