Iran: Employment

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 Iran

Employment, million people

 Latest value 24.31
 Reference Q2 2023
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability Q2 2014 - Q2 2023
 Average 23.07
 Min - Max 20.15 - 24.75
 Source Statistical Center of Iran
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from Q2 2014 to Q2 2023. The average value for Iran during that period was 23.07 million employed people with a minimum of 20.15 million employed people in Q2 2014 and a maximum of 24.75 million employed people in Q3 2019. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Iran - Employment - recent values

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Iran - Employment - historical chart - 2014-2023
Measure: million employed people
Source: Statistical Center of Iran


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Definition: The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 29.16 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 8.81 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 15.35 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 7.40 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 22.65 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 42.61 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 16.80 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 14.38 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.58 2023 percent
 Self-employment 42.47 2022 percent
 Employment 23.78 Q3/2022 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 8.90 Q3/2022 percent
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