Reviewing Iran’s Q1 unemployment by age group

Financial Tribune – The overall unemployment rate in Iran, the proportion of total jobless population of ages 10 years and above, stood at 10.8% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21), indicating a 1.3% decrease year-on-year, according to the latest report of the Statistical Center of Iran.

Citing the SCI data, the Persian economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad has surveyed the Q1 unemployment rates in different age groups.

A total of 2,956,687 Iranians were unemployed in Q1. Men’s unemployment stood at 9.2% while the rate for women hovered around 17.3%.

Over 2.02 million men and 932,881 women of ages 10 and above were jobless in spring.

The unemployment rate was 12% for urban areas (2.44 million people) and 7.3% for rural areas (512,881 people).