Joblessness at 12.2% in summer

November 4, 2018

TEHRAN- According to the latest report of the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), unemployment rate in summer which corresponds to the second quarter of current Iranian calendar year (June 22-September 21, 2018) stood at 12.2 percent, increasing 0.7 percent in comparison with the same period in the preceding year.

The center put the number of the unemployed people at 3.326 million in summer, ILNA reported on Sunday.

As SCI announced earlier, unemployment rate in spring (March 21-June 21, 2018) stood at 12.1 percent, increasing 0.5 percent in comparison with the spring of last year.

HJ/MA

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