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. 2014-04-21

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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Iran recorded a Current Account surplus of 6092 USD Million in the first quarter of 2013. Current Account in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
Iran Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 527189.00 IRR Billion  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Iran increased to 527189 IRR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2012 from 383930 IRR Billion in the third quarter of 2012. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
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The inflation rate in Iran was recorded at 22.80 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
Iran Government Budget at -0.78 Percent of GDP  
Iran recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.78 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
Iran Current Account to GDP at 8.12 Percent  
Iran recorded a Current Account surplus of 8.12 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
Iran Crude Oil Production at 3200.00 Thousands Barrels per Day  
Crude Oil Production in Iran remained unchanged at 3200 Thousands Barrels per Day in October of 2013 from 3200 Thousands Barrels per Day in September of 2013. Crude Oil Production in Iran is reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Iran Balance of Trade at 7530.00 USD Million  
Iran recorded a trade surplus of 7530 USD Million in the first quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
Iran Imports at 17137.00 USD Million  
Imports in Iran increased to 17137 USD Million in the first quarter of 2013 from 16425 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Imports in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
Iran Exports at 24667.00 USD Million  
Exports in Iran increased to 24667 USD Million in the first quarter of 2013 from 24620 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Exports in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
Iran Industrial Production at -7.70 Percent  
Industrial Production in Iran decreased 7.70 percent in the first quarter of 2013 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Iran is reported by the Central Bank of Iran.
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