EghtesadOnline: The unemployment rate for university graduates stood at 13.8% in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21), posting a 0.5% decrease year-on-year.
EghtesadOnline: Twenty-five percent of youth householders (those between 15 and 25 years) fell into the first income decile (those with the lowest income) in the year ending March 2020, Welfare Department of the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare reported the data cited by the ministry’s Center of Statistics.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s unemployment rate, the proportion of jobless population of ages 15 and above, stood at 9.5% in the second quarter of the current Iranian year (June 21-Sept. 21), indicating a 1% decline compared with the same period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran's latest data on Iran's job market in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 20-June 20) show South Khorasan Province registered the lowest unemployment rate of 4% among all Iranian provinces.
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: Unemployment rate for university graduates stood at 17.4% in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21, 2019) to register a 1.2% decrease compared with the corresponding period of last year, the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report on Iran's labor market shows.
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 unemployment rate fell below 10% for PhD holders and those with school certificates below diploma in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019), whereas it topped out at 20.3% for bachelor’s degree holders.
EghtesadOnline: The population of unemployed women increased from 830,996 in the fiscal 2011-12 to 1,037,516 in 2017-18, registering an annual growth of 3.8%.
EghtesadOnline: The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates further this year, a top U.S. central banker said in an interview published on Thursday, reflecting improved labor market conditions and the likelihood that inflation is heading higher.