More than 40 percent of young women in 20 of Iran’s 31 provinces are unemployed, according to the latest official estimates, with that unemployment rate reaching a staggering 70 percent in some Iranian provinces.
According to the official national statistics office, the Statistical Center of Iran, the level of young women who are unemployed is more than 40 percent in nine provinces, more than 50 percent in six provinces, more than 60 percent in three provinces and more than 70 percent in two provinces of Iran.
The statistics are based on official records over the last winter period.
The two Iranian provinces which have an unemployment rate of more than 70 percent among young women are Kohgiluyeh va Boyer-Ahmad Province and Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province.
Fars, Ilam and Mazandaran provinces have an unemployment rate of more than 60 percent among young women.
The figures are based on unemployment among women between the ages of 15 and 24.
The rate of unemployment among young women actually increases in urban areas.
The unemployment rate among young women in cities in the provinces of Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari, Ilam and Lorestan is higher than 80 percent, according to the official estimates, which were also published by the official state news agency IRNA.
The overall rate of unemployment among young women in Iranian cities stands at 54.5 percent.
The mullahs’ regime routinely publishes distorted job figures in an effort to cover up the horrendous levels of rampant poverty and unemployment that exist in Iran; however, its latest official tally indicates a huge socioeconomic crisis facing young Iranian women.