Unemployment Rate in Iran decreased to 9.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 9.50 percent in the third quarter of 2020. source: Central Bank of Iran

Unemployment Rate in Iran averaged 11.59 percent from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 14.70 percent in the first quarter of 2002 and a record low of 9.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. This page provides - Iran Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iran Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Iran is expected to be 12.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Iran Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 14.00 percent in 2022 and 13.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Iran Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.40 9.50 14.70 9.40 2001 - 2020 percent Quarterly

Iran Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.40 9.50 14.70 9.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 23675894.00 23134913.00 24750884.00 19508063.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.70 23.10 30.40 22.90 percent [+]
Population 84.00 82.10 84.00 21.96 Million [+]

Iran Unemployment Rate
In Iran, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.