According to recent studies in the fall of 2015, the percentage of people above the age of 10 having a role in Iran’s economy was estimated at 38.1%, the state-run Fars news agency reported.
The index is 63.2% among men and 13.2% among women.
The unemployment index shows what percentage of the country’s active population is actually unemployed. The highest unemployment, 26.5%, is seen among the 20-24 age group, with 22.0% unemployment among men and 45.8% among women, which is the highest rate among all age groups.
Statistics on semi-employment shows what percentage of the country’s active population have part-time jobs. Based on these results in fall 2015, among the active population aged 10 and above, 9.4% have part-time jobs, with rate of 10.6% among men and 3.5% among women. (State-run Fars news agency – February 9, 2016)