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.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called on domestic manufacturers to enhance the quality of their products, as it could help win people’s trust and create more jobs, which are necessary to ease the pressure of sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday struck an upbeat tone on the economy saying employment for the first time reached close to 24 million in the third quarter to November 22.