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2.1% Improvement in Iran's NEET Unemployment Over 5 Years

Close to 23.8% of Iranian young (ages 15-24) men (1.43 million) and 49% of young women (2.85 million) were neither at work nor in education or training in the fiscal 2016-17
One out of three Iranian young people (ages 15-24) did not participate in the labor market at all in the fiscal 2016-17.One out of three Iranian young people (ages 15-24) did not participate in the labor market at all in the fiscal 2016-17.
NEET young women (ages 15-24) more than doubled compared to their male counterparts in the fiscal 2016-17

The share of Iranian young people (ages 15-24) who were not in employment, education or training (NEETs, for short) fell from 38.3% in the fiscal 2011-12 to 36.2% in 2016-17, according to a report by the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare.
The acronym NEET was first used in the United Kingdom but its use has spread to other countries and regions, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States. 
Close to 23.8% of Iranian young men (1.43 million) and 49% of young women (2.85 million) were neither at work nor in education or training in the fiscal 2016-17. 
Generally, one out of three Iranian young people did not participate in the labor market at all in that year. Notably, NEET women have more than doubled...

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