No YOY change in Iran’s autumn unemployment

Financial Tribune – Men’s unemployment rate stood at 10.1% while women’s joblessness hovered around 18%, as over 2.19 million men and 980,578 million women of ages 10 and above were jobless in the third quarter

Iran’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 10 years and above, stood at 11.7% in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Oct. 22, 2018), indicating no change compared with the same period of last year.

A total of 3,174,042 Iranians were unemployed in the third quarter, the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran showed.

Men’s unemployment rate stood at 10.1% while women’s joblessness hovered around 18%, as over 2.19 million men and 980,578 million women of ages 10 and above were jobless in the third quarter.

The unemployment rate was at 13.2% for urban areas (2.64 million people) and 7.6% for rural areas (528,994 people).