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Iran: 3.2m Unemployed in Fiscal 2018-19

The unemployment rate for men stood at 10.4% while women’s joblessness hovered around 18.9% in the last Iranian year (March 2018-19)
Statistical Center of Iran: 3.2m Unemployed in Fiscal 2018-19Statistical Center of Iran: 3.2m Unemployed in Fiscal 2018-19

Iran’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of those above 10 years, stood at 12% in the last Iranian year (March 2018-19), indicating a 0.1% rise compared with the year before (March 2017-18). 
A total of 3,260,796 Iranians were unemployed last year, according to the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report.
The unemployment rate for men stood at 10.4% while women’s joblessness hovered around 18.9% during the period. 
Over 2.25 million men and 1.01 million women of ages 10 and above were jobless last year.   
The unemployment rate was 13.5% for urban areas (2.7 million people) and 7.9% for rural areas (553,883 people).

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