Domestic Economy

Provincial Labor Markets Reviewed

Iran’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 15 and above, stood at 9.7% in Q4, indicating a 0.9% decline compared with the same period of the year before
Provincial Labor Markets Reviewed
Provincial Labor Markets Reviewed

Markazi Province filed the lowest unemployment rate of 6.8% among all Iranian provinces in the fourth quarter of last Iranian year (Dec. 21, 2020-March 20) while Kurdestan registered the highest unemployment rate of 18.8%. 
Tehran Province, wherein lies the capital city, registered a 7% unemployment rate, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.
Eighteen provinces, namely Markazi Province (6.8%), East Azabaijan (7%), Tehran (7%), Khorasan Razavi (7%), Fars (7.4%), Gilan (8.1%), South Khorasan (8.3%), Semnan (8.5%), Mazandaran (8.6%), Ardabil (8.7%), Zanjan (8.8%), Golestan (9%), Hamedan (9%), Ilam (9.1%), Bushehr (9.3%), Qazvin (9.6%), Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad Province (9.7%) and Isfahan (9.8%), registered single-digit unemployment rates for people of ages 15 and above in Q4.  


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