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A Selection of Labor Force Survey Results, The Year 1392

Labor Force Indicators in the Year 1392 (March 21, 2013- March 20, 2014)

Table 1  contains the major labor force indicators resulted from the Labor Force Survey in the year 1392

 

Table 1. Labor force indicators by sex, urban and rural areas;  the year 1392

Labor force indicator

Total

country

Male

Female

Urban

areas

Rural areas

Economic activity of

population  aged 10 and over

Rate

37 .6

63 .0

12 .4

36 .9

39 .7

Number

23834551

19914429

3920121

17015566

6818984

Unemployment rate of

population aged 10 and over

Rate

10 .4

8 .6

19 .8

11 .8

7 .0

Number

 

2488372

 

1713543

 

774828

 

2009784

 

478587

Unemployment rate of

population aged 15-24

Rate

24 .0

20 .0

41 .8

28 .2

16 .1

Number

808834

550743

258090

622765

186069

Unemployment rate of population aged 15-29

Rate

21 .2

17 .0

39 .1

24 .1

14 .2

Number

1613874

1050950

562924

1302317

311557

Employment  share in

agriculture sector

Share

18 .3

17 .5

23 .4

4 .9

50 .1

Number

3913412

3176453

736958

737382

3176030

Employment  share in

manufacturing sector

Share

34 .3

35 .9

25 .0

36 .9

28 .1

Number

7313669

6528479

785190

5532977

1780692

Employment  share in

services sector

Share

47 .4

46 .6

51 .6

58 .2

21 .8

Number

10110397

8488612

1621784

8730702

1379694

Underemployment share of the

population aged 10 and over

 

8 .9

 

9 .7

 

4 .7

 

7 .7

 

11 .8

The contribution  of the employed

aged 15 and over  with regular working hours of more than 49

 

40 .2

 

44 .4

 

15 .3

 

41 .3

 

37 .4

Note: Difference in the total is due to rounding figures.

Table 2 reflects the changes in the labor force indicators compared to the previous year 1391

 

 

Table 2. Changes of major labor force indicators by sex, urban and rural areas (the year 1392 compared with the year 1391) (percent)

 

Labor force indicators

Total country

Male

Female

Urban Areas

Rural Areas

The year

1391

Change

The year

1391

Change

The year

1391

Change

The year

1391

Change

The year

1391

Change

Economic

participation rate

(activity rate)

 

37.4

 

0.2

 

61.2

 

1.8

 

13.7

 

-1.3

 

36.5

 

0.4

 

40.0

 

-0.3

Unemployment

rate

 

12.1

 

-1.7

 

10.4

 

-1.8

 

19.7

 

0.1

 

13.8

 

-2.0

 

8.2

 

-1.2

Unemployment

rate among youths aged

15-24

 

 

26.8

 

 

-2.8

 

 

23.3

 

 

-3.3

 

 

41.2

 

 

0.6

 

 

31.4

 

 

-3.2

 

 

18.4

 

 

-2.3

Unemployment

rate among youths aged

15-29

 

 

24.4

 

 

-3.2

 

 

20.8

 

 

-3.8

 

 

38.1

 

 

1.0

 

 

27.4

 

 

-3.3

 

 

17.1

 

 

-2.9

This table shows the changes of major labor force indicators by sex, urban and rural areas in the year 1392 compared with the previous year. The changes in the indicators at national level are as follows:

1. Economic participation rate (activity rate) in the year 1392 experienced a 0.2% increase compared to the year 1391.

2. The unemployment rate in the year 1392 decreased by 1.7% compared to the year 1391.

3. The unemployment rate of youth aged 15­24 experienced a 2.8% fall compared to the year 1391.

4. The unemployment rate of youth aged 15­29 experienced a 3.2% decrease compared to the year 1391.

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