Iran’s jobless rate declines 0.5% YOY to 7.7%: Official report

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The data showed that 7.7% of the Iranian people aged 15 or older were jobless which is 0.5% lower than that of last year’s corresponding period, IRNA reports. 

The SCI data also suggests that 41.2% of the country’s above-15 population were economically active which refers to the population either employed or seeking a job.

Iran’s economic participation rate has remained unchanged compared to figures from the same period of last year, according to the report.

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