EghtesadOnline: Over 271 million people in the world do not live in the country in which they were born. These people, called international migrants, represented 3.52% of the world’s population in 2019. There were 1.9 million migrants worldwide originally from Iran in 2019. Iranians accounted for 0.7% of the total population of migrants. Iran’s population was 82.9 million in 2019 and 2.29% didn’t live in their homeland, the United Nations says
EghtesadOnline: The first full day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere brought with it one of nature's spectacular sky shows: an annular solar eclipse.
EghtesadOnline: Studies by Majlis Research Center, the research arm of the parliament, show per capita income or average income of the Iranian people saw a 34% decline between the fiscal 2011-12 and fiscal 2019-20.
EghtesadOnline: The outbreak of coronavirus has lowered the income of more than half of the Iranians, the latest opinion poll conducted by the Iranian Students Polling Agency nationwide between April 12 and 15 reveals.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s flag carrier airline operated a flight from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International on April 18 for Rome, Italy.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian airlines are operating flights to bring back Iranians stranded in neighboring countries, following the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
EghtesadOnline: Non-compliance with the requirements of the Financial Action Task Force could result in the closure of all Iranian bank accounts around the world, including individuals and embassies, an expert on international relations said, citing comments by officials in the Foreign Ministry’s Economic Department.
EghtesadOnline: Several Italian banks have closed or imposed restrictions on accounts held by Iranians citing the US sanctions, and in the process creating financial difficulties for those affected.
EghtesadOnline: The rate of literacy among Iranians of ages 10 to 49 has reached 96% in the current Iranian year (ending March 19, 2020), indicating a 1.3% growth compared with the year ending March 2017, the head of Literacy Movement Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Having purchased 5,423 homes in Turkey, Iranians ranked the second biggest foreign buyers of real estate in the neighboring country after Iraqis in 2019, figures released by the Turkish Statistical Institute show.