EghtesadOnline: T he share of Iranian young people (ages 15-24) who were not in employment, education or training (NEETs, for short) fell from 38.3% in the fiscal 2011-12 to 36.2% in 2016-17, according to a report by the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s unemployment rate stood at 12.1% in the last fiscal year that ended on March 20, registering a 0.3% drop compared with the year before, according to the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s unemployment rate in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year (Dec. 22, 2017-March 20) stood at 12.1%, registering a 0.4% drop compared with the same period of the year before and a 0.2% increase compared with Q3, the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran showed.
EghtesadOnline: The jobless rate is forecast by the Plan and Budget Organization of Iran to stand at 12.1% and economic growth to reach 5% in the current fiscal year (March 2017-18).
EghtesadOnline: Inflation and unemployment are economic indices that directly affect people’s well-being.
EghtesadOnline: No one is jobless in Kish Free Trade Zone, the unemployment rate in Qeshm FTZ (about 6%) is half the country’s average and the number of jobless is very low in Aras FTZ, the secretary of High Council of Free Zones said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 26% of Iranian households (4.8 million) in urban areas had no employed member in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2017), according to data released by the Central Bank of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s unemployment rate in the second quarter of the current fiscal year (June 22-Sept. 22) stood at 11.7%, registering a 1% drop compared with the same period of last year and a 0.9% decrease compared with the previous quarter, the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: The unemployment of three groups, namely young people, women and the educated, will put considerable pressure on Iran’s labor market in the coming years.
EghtesadOnlline: President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the 12th government is to spare no efforts to tackle unemployment through annual creation of over 900,000 job opportunities.