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Tehran Unemployment Rate at 12.2 Percent

A total of 564,695 people (or 12.2%) were unemployed and 4,048,324 (or 87.8%) were employed in Tehran Province in the last Iranian year that ended on March 20, 2019
Tehran Unemployment Rate at 12.2 Percent Tehran Unemployment Rate at 12.2 Percent

Tehran Province, wherein lies the capital city, registered an unemployment rate of 12.6% in the last fiscal year (March 2018-19). 
The above-mentioned rate is 12.2% for urban areas of the province and 7.2% for rural areas.
“A total of 564,695 people [or 12.2%] were unemployed and 4,048,324 [or 87.8%] were employed in Tehran Province during the last Iranian year [ended March 20, 2019],” Masoud Afshin, the deputy head of Tehran Plan and Budget Organization, was quoted as saying by ILNA. 
“Tehran’s working age population, those above 10 years, stood at 11,591,977 of its total population of 13.63 million (85%) in the last Iranian year.”

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