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A Selection of Labor Force Survey Results The Year 1390 (Mar. 21, 2011- Mar. 19, 2012)

 

 

All people aged 10 or over ( a specified minimum age) who according to the definition of work have been taking part in production of goods or services (employed ) or have been able to take part in production of goods or services( unemployed) during the calendar week preceding the survey week (reference week ) are considered as economically active population.

Labor Force Indicators in the Year 2011  

 

Table 1. Labor force indicators by sex, urban and rural areas; year  2011
 

Labor force indicator

Total country

Male

Female

Urban areas

Rural areas

  Economic activity of population  aged 10 and over 

Rate

36.9

60.7

12.6

35.8

39.8

Number

23387633

19418717

3968915

16642728

6744904

Unemployment  rate of  population aged 10 and over    

 

Rate

12.3

10.5

20.9

13.7

8.9

Number

2877608

2046612

830996

2274695

602913

Unemployment  rate of population aged 15-24                           

Rate

26.5

22.9

42.7

30

19.8

Number

1071852

758125

313727

796744

275107

Unemployment  rate of population aged 15-29

Rate

24.0

20.1

40.3

26.5

17.7

Number

1910072

1292016

618055

1499925

410147

Employment  share in agriculture sector

Share

18.6

17.2

26.3

5

50.4

Number

3809933

2984799

825134

713730

3096203

Employment  share  in manufacturing sector

Share

33.4

35.2

23.3

35.7

28

Number

6846846

6115433

731413

5124822

1722024

Employment  share in services sector

Share

48

47.6

50.4

59.4

21.6

Number

9853167

8271795

1581372

8529403

1323763

Underemployment share of the population aged 10 and over

9

9.9

4.4

7.6

12.5

The contribution  of the employed aged 15 and over  with  regular working hours of more than 49

40.2

 

44.6

 

15.4

 

41.8

 

36.3

 


 

   

 

Table 2.  Changes of major labor force indicators by sex, urban and rural areas (year 2011 compared with the year 2010)                                                                                                           (percent)

                                                                         

 

Labor force indicators

Total country

Male

Female

Urban Areas

Rural Areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2010

Change

Year 2010

Change

Year 2010

Change

Year 2010

Change

Year 2010

Change

  Economic participation rate 

38.3

-1.4

62.1

-1.4

14.1

-1.5

37.3

-1.5

40.8

-1

Unemployment rate

13.5

-1.2

11.9

-1.4

20.5

0.4

15.3

-1.6

9.1

-0.1

Unemployment rate among youths aged
15-24

28.7

-2.2

25.5

-2.6

41.3

1.4

34

-4

18.4

1.4

Unemployment rate among youths aged
15-29

25.5

-1.5

21.8

-1.7

39.7

0.6

29

-2.5

17.1

0.6

 

 

 

 Table3.   Labor force indicators by province; the year   2011

 

Province

Total

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Economic participation rate

 

Unemployment rate

Economic participation rate

Unemployment rate

Economic participation rate

 

Unemployment rate

Economic participation rate

Unemployment rate

Economic participation rate

Unemployment rate

Total country

36.9

12.3

38.8

12.3

37.0

11.1

35.7

11.8

35.9

14.1

 

economic participation rate for the years 2006-2011

 

 

 unemployment rate for the years 2006-2011.

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

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