EghtesadOnline: The services sector employed 48.8% of the Iranian employed population (11.43 million) in the second quarter of the current Iranian year (June 22-Sept. 22), 0.7% higher than the corresponding period of last year, whereas industrial and agricultural sectors provided 33.8% and 17.4% of jobs respectively.
EghtesadOnline: Creation of economic growth and employment, sustainable control of inflation, eradication of poverty via non-inflationary methods, campaign against corruption and unemployment reduction must be placed on the agenda of the next government, says the director of Sharif Business Think Tnk.
EghtesadOnline: The services sector employed 50.4% of the Iranian employed population (11.66 million) in the fourth quarter of last Iranian year (Dec. 21, 2020-March 20), 2.3% less than the corresponding period of the preceding year, whereas industrial and agricultural sectors provided 33.8% and 15.8% of the jobs respectively.
EghtesadOnline: The services sector employed 48.1% of the Iranian employed population (11.32 million) in the second quarter of the current fiscal year (June 21-Sept. 21), which is 1% less than those employed in the corresponding period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Atotal of 186,000 teachers were employed by Education Ministry during the second term of President Hassan Rouhani’s administration (started August 2017), registering a 3.5-fold increase compared with his first term (August 2013–17), the vice president for administrative and recruitment affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: The employment rate in Iran during the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) stood at 36.9% (22.96 million), down 2.9% compared with the same quarter of last Iranian year.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 391,280 people registered with private- and state-run employment agencies in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), of whom 89,515 managed to land a job.
EghtesadOnline: The employment rate in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21, 2019) was at 39.6% (24.44 million), up 0.4% compared with the same quarter of last year, the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report on Iran's job market shows.
EghtesadOnline: One of the main objectives of the government in the next Iranian year (starting March 20, 2020) is to boost domestic production and employment.
EghtesadOnline: The share of Iranian youths (ages 15-24) who were neither in employment, education, nor training (NEET, for short) fell from 31.6% in the Iranian year ending March 2015 to 29.7% last year (March 2018-19), a report by the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare shows.