Iran: Male unemployment

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 Iran

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 9.38
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 9.76
 Min - Max 8.48 - 12.13
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was 9.76 percent with a minimum of 8.48 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 12.13 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2022 is 9.38 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 6.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Iran - Male unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Iran - Male unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 28.82 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 10.96 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 18.03 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 9.38 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 26.00 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 42.58 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 18.30 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 15.67 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 69.21 2022 percent
 Employment 23.78 Q3/2022 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 8.90 Q3/2022 percent
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