SCI reports Q4 youth unemployment

Financial Tribune – The Statistical Center of Iran provides two figures for the youth unemployment rate: the proportion of the population between 15-24 years and those between 18-35 years.

According to the center’s latest report, the youth unemployment rate of those between 15-24 years stood at 25.7% in the fourth quarter of the current Iranian year (Dec. 22, 2019-March 19), posting a 2.4% decrease compared with the preceding year’s similar period.

The unemployment rate of those between 18-35 years stood at 17.8%, posting a year-on-year decline of 1.6%.

The overall unemployment rate in Iran stood at 10.6% in Q4, indicating a 1.7% YOY decline.