Unemployment rate rises 0.2% in autumn

February 24, 2018

TEHRAN- According to the latest report of the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), unemployment rate in autumn which corresponds to the third quarter of current Iranian calendar year (September 23-December 21, 2017) increased 0.2 percent in comparison with summer, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.

While there were 23.83 million employed people in Iran in summer, the figure decreased into 23.331 million ones in autumn, i.e. 500,000 more unemployed workforce, the report confirmed.

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