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.

Iraq Employment Rate
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Iraq Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 14.80 15.10 28.10 14.80 percent [+]
Population 38.30 37.20 38.30 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. This page provides - Iraq Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iraq Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

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

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