According to the latest report of the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), unemployment rate stood at 12 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 which ended on March 20, 2019, IRIB reported on Sunday.
As reported, the jobless rate shows 0.4 percent rise from the figure of the Iranian year 1396.
The SCI report also put the unemployment rate at 12.1 percent in winter, which corresponds to the fourth quarter of the past Iranian calendar year (December 22, 2018 – March 20, 2019), rising from 11.7 percent in autumn.
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