EghtesadOnline: Currency rates are rising unabated in Tehran with exchange bureaus affiliated to, and working for, the Central Bank of Iran again the increased the dollar rate by 3.65% on Sunday after the 10% rise a day earlier.
EghtesadOnline: Labor force participation rate—the proportion of the population of ages 15 and above that is economically active either employed or looking for a job—stood at 44.1% in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), registering a 0.4% decrease year-on-year.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s unemployment rate stood at 10.7% in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), indicating a 1.5% decline compared with the year before, the latest report by the Statistical Center of Iran shows.
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 employment rate in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21, 2019) was at 39.6% (24.44 million), up 0.4% compared with the same quarter of last year, the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report on Iran's job market shows.
EghtesadOnline: The latest appraisal of risk retention capacity of domestic insurance companies has placed state-owned Iran Insurance Company on the top.
EghtesadOnline: While rural electrification rate in the world is 76% (based on United Nations data), the figure is almost 100% in Iran, Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said.