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Q2 Employment Rate Exceeds 37%

Q2 Employment Rate Exceeds 37% Q2 Employment Rate Exceeds 37%

The employment rate in Iran in the second quarter of the current fiscal year (June 21-Sept. 21) stood at 37.8% (23.54 million), down 2.4% compared with the same quarter of last Iranian year.
According to the Statistical Center of Iran, Q2 employment rates for men and women were at 63.8% and 11.8%, respectively, that is 19.87 million men and 3.66 million women were employed during the period under review. 
The employment rate was 36.5% or 17.38 million in urban areas and 42.1% or 6.16 million in rural areas. 
Employment is defined as persons of working age engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to a temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement.

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