Iran Unemployment Rate  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Iran increased to 12.50 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 12.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Unemployment Rate in Iran averaged 11.68 percent from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 14.70 percent in the first quarter of 2002 and a record low of 9.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008.

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Iran Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.50 12.30 14.70 9.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 22342429.00 22373416.00 23031646.00 19508063.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 29.20 30.40 30.40 22.90 percent [+]
Population 79.70 78.80 79.70 21.96 Million [+]

Iran Unemployment Rate Notes

In Iran, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Iran Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iran Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.50 12.30 14.70 9.50 2001 - 2017 percent Quarterly

unemployment rate by Country

Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.30 May/17
Italy 11.30 May/17
Turkey 10.50 Apr/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.30 May/17
Canada 6.50 Jun/17
Australia 5.60 Jun/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.10 Jun/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
Netherlands 4.90 Jun/17
United Kingdom 4.50 May/17
United States 4.40 Jun/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 May/17
South Korea 3.80 Jun/17
Mexico 3.30 Jun/17
Japan 3.10 May/17
Switzerland 3.00 Jun/17