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Q1 Unemployment Rate Drops to 12.1 Percent
Q1 Unemployment Rate Drops to 12.1 Percent
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Iran's Q1 Unemployment Rate Drops to 12.1 Percent

SCI has put Q1 labor force participation rate—the proportion of population of ages 10 years and above that is economically active either employed or looking for work—at 41.1% or 27.38 million people, registering a 0.5% rise year-on-year
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Iran's Q1 Unemployment Rate Drops to 12.1 Percent

Iran’s unemployment rate in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21) stood at 12.1%, registering a 0.5% drop compared with the same period of last year, according to the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran. 
A total of 3.32 million Iranians were unemployed in spring. 
The unemployment rate was 13.6% for urban areas (2.75 million people) and 7.9% for rural areas (568,631 people).
SCI has put Q1 labor force participation rate—the proportion of the population of ages 10 years and above that is economically active either employed or looking for work—at 41.1% or 27.38 million people, registering a 0.5% rise year-on-year. 
Women’s unemployment rate stood at 19.2% while joblessness among men hovered around 10.3%, as over 2.25 million men and 1.07 million women of ages 10 and above were jobless in the first quarter. 

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