Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

20, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Iran indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Iranian Real
Currency Symbol: IRR

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2014/15 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Iranian rial Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Iran in year 2015 is 10.8 %.

This makes Iran No. 24 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Iran is 6.36 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Iran was 10.60 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Iran in 2015 was or will be 1.89% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Iran was or will be 11.29 %, which is 4.56% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Iran, in other Years
Year %
  2021 11.038
  2020 11.048
  2019 11.304
  2018 11.509
  2017 11.56
  2016 11.293
2015 10.8
  2014 10.6
  2013 10.439
  2012 12.2
  2011 12.3
  2010 13.479
  2009 11.912
  2008 10.449
  2007 10.548
  2006 12.091
  2005 12.1
  2004 10.3
  2003 11.3
  2002 12.2
  2001 16.626
  2000 16.046
  1999 15.777
  1998 13.569
  1997 11.897
  1996 9.085
  1995 10
  1994 10
  1993 10
  1992 10
  1991 10
  1990 14.2
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a