Iran Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Iran decreased to 10.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 10.40 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran. Unemployment Rate in Iran averaged 11.80 Percent from 2001 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 14.70 Percent in the first quarter of 2002 and a record low of 9.50 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2008. In Iran, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Iran Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
10.30 10.40 14.70 9.50 10.67 | 2014/03 2001 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Iran Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 75.10 2012-12-31 74.80 75.10 22.00 75.10 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 10.30 2013-12-31 10.40 14.70 9.50 10.67 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 20867603.00 2013-12-31 22191244.00 22191244.00 19508063.00 21030884.70 2014-03-31 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 26.90 2012-12-31 26.50 26.90 26.50 22.82 2013-09-30 Percent [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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