Employment Rate in Iraq decreased to 28.20 percent in 2018 from 43.20 percent in 2016.

Employment Rate in Iraq averaged 44.06 percent from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 49.72 percent in 2006 and a record low of 28.20 percent in 2018. This page provides - Iraq Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iraq Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on August of 2020.

Employment Rate in Iraq is expected to reach 43.13 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Iraq Employment Rate is projected to trend around 42.86 percent in 2021 and 42.67 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Iraq Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
28.20 43.20 49.72 28.20 2003 - 2018 percent Yearly

Iraq Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.90 7.90 10.30 7.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 924397.00 880756.00 924397.00 831523.00 [+]
Population 39.40 38.40 39.40 7.29 Million [+]

Iraq Employment Rate
In Iraq, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.