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SCI: Eight Provinces of Iran Register Single-Digit Unemployment Rates

Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province filed the highest unemployment rate of 21.1% and Hormozgan the lowest at 7.5%. Tehran Province, wherein lies the capital city, registered an 11.2% jobless rate
 The government is planning to create 1.33 million jobs in the next fiscal year (starting March 21).  The government is planning to create 1.33 million jobs in the next fiscal year (starting March 21).
3.14 million Iranians were unemployed this autumn, including 10.1% of men (or 2.14 million) and 19.1% of women (or 999,145) of ages 10 and above

Eight Iranian provinces, namely Hormozgan, Semnan, Markazi, North Khorasan, Khorasan Razavi, Ardabil, Ilam and Zanjan, registered single-digit unemployment rates (7.5%, 8.3%, 8.5%, 8.7%, 8.8%, 9.2%, 9.6% and 9.6% respectively) in the third quarter of the current fiscal year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21, 2017), according to the latest report released by the Statistical Center of Iran. 
Iran’s unemployment rate in the third quarter of the current fiscal year stood at 11.9%, registering a 0.4% drop compared with the same period of last year and a 0.2% increase compared with the previous quarter (summer).

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