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 Statistical Center of Iran provides two figures for the youth unemployment rate: the proportion of the population between 15 and 24 years and those between 18 and 35 years.
EghtesadOnline: The outbreak of coronavirus and its associated challenges have had a significant impact on Iranians in terms of labor force participation—the proportion of the adult population (ages 15 and above) who are employed or seeking jobs—employment and hours worked.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Cabinet approved in its May 13 meeting the formation of the National Headquarters for Register-Based Population and Housing Census scheduled for 2026-27.
EghtesadOnline: The services sector employed 50.3% of the Iranian employed population in the last fiscal year (March 2019-20), that is 12.2 million people, according to the Statistical Center of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian labor market has undergone remarkable transformations in recent years. One such unique change is the rise in the number of persons with income but without a job.
EghtesadOnline: The population of new towns grew by 80,000 in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019).
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s long-term unemployed population reached 37.8% of the total number of jobless in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019).
EghtesadOnline: Over 28 million people in Iran (about a third of the population) are living in water-stressed regions. Although this is still a large number causing serious concern, it has decreased by nearly 6.4 million compared to the past year due to good rainfall in the past months.
EghtesadOnline: Head of the Security and Exchange Organization, the sole regulator of the capital market, said 13% of the Iranian population (10.5 million trading codes) is active in the capital market.