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.