Iran Labour Force Participation Rate

2018 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | Statistical Center of Iran

Key information about Iran Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Iran Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 40.9 % in Jun 2022, compared with 40.4 % in the previous quarter.
  • Iran Labour Force Participation Rate is updated quarterly, available from Jun 2018 to Jun 2022, with an average rate of 41.8 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 45.2 % in Jun 2018 and a record low of 40.4 % in Mar 2022.
  • Iran Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by Statistical Center of Iran.
  • In the latest reports, Iran Population reached 84.0 million people in Mar 2021.
  • Unemployment Rate of Iran dropped to 8.9 % in Dec 2021.

View Iran's Labour Force Participation Rate from Jun 2018 to Jun 2022 in the chart:

Iran Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Iran's Labour Force Participation Rate in Jun 2022?

Iran Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 40.9 % in Jun 2022, compared with 40.4 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
40.9 Jun 2022 40.4 Mar 2022 40.4 Mar 2022 45.2 Jun 2018 % quarterly Jun 2018 - Jun 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 61.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Armenia (%) 56.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 66.8 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) 77.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2021 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 63.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 70.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 57.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (%) 86.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Belgium (%) 70.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.6 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Brunei (%) 63.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 55.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 66.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Chile (%) 59.7 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Croatia (%) 51.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 64.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 59.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 66.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) 42.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Estonia (%) 65.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 57.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Finland (%) 71.1 Jun 2022 monthly May 2004 - Jun 2022
France (%) 73.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 50.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Germany (%) 55.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 68.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Greece (%) 60.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.3 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - Jun 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Iceland (%) 83.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
India (%) 45.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Jun 2022
Ireland (%) 64.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 63.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 63.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Jun 2022
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 69.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
South Korea (%) 64.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (%) 39.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 76.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Latvia (%) 68.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 55.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 68.3 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2022
Malta (%) 78.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 54.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 59.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Moldova (%) 40.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 56.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 45.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (%) 78.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 54.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Nepal (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 72.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (%) 70.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Norway (%) 66.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Oman (%) 68.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 50.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 45.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 71.9 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Philippines (%) 63.4 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 2003 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 59.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 88.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (%) 51.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 68.5 Dec 2021 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 60.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2016 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 55.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 59.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 58.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 56.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 58.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 51.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Sweden (%) 75.1 May 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) 66.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.8 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -13,054.478 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Mar 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 38,295.238 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.8 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 9.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (IRR bn) 48,431,375.310 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (IRR bn) 118,430,357.100 2028 yearly 1997 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (IRR bn) 25,244,384.530 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Govt Revenues excl Special Rev: Tax: on Goods & Services: Value Added (IRR bn) 388,100.000 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.488 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 23,368.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 72,345.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 599,149.522 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 82,007.491 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 91,409.401 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 38,893.0 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -11.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 958,136.222 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 703,280.906 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.005 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2016 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2.449 Apr 2022 monthly May 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 524.597 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 422.214 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Exports: Industrial Goods (IG) (USD mn) 33,233.350 2019 yearly 1979 - 2019
Exports: IG: Plastic Materials and Their Products (USD mn) 5,639.000 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Exports (USD mn) 34,861.000 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Exports: Iraq (USD mn) 7,448.430 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 4,661.620 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Germany (USD mn) 233.060 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: China (USD mn) 9,077.120 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Russia (USD mn) 504.580 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Mineral Products, Fuels, Industrial Oils and Grease (MP) (USD mn) 487.690 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Miscellaneous Finished Products (MF) (USD mn) 1,455.590 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Foodstuffs and Live Animals (FA) (USD mn) 7,670.380 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Machinery and Transportation Vehicles (MT) (USD mn) 13,616.510 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Chemicals (USD mn) 6,212.880 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Natural Gas (Cub m bn) 0.300 2021 yearly 1974 - 2021
Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 9,757.790 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Russia (USD mn) 1,070.260 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Germany (USD mn) 1,851.170 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: China (USD mn) 9,843.010 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Turkey (USD mn) 4,400.090 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,224.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 164.500 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 9,142.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,966.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 9.784 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 3,235.800 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers (USD mn) 654.500 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -817.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (USD mn) 1,147.800 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) -599.300 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) 342.100 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (USD mn) 1,747.100 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -5,969.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -3,998.700 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 996.600 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 7,175.855 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 7.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 268,295.238 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,215,466.667 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 37.8 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 10.0 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 810,159.524 2020 yearly 1973 - 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 41.1 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 276,897.2 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2017
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.8 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2017
Total Loans (USD mn) 236,845.352 2016 yearly 1967 - 2016
Total Loans Growth (%) 23.00 2016 yearly 1968 - 2016
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 60.30 2016 yearly 1961 - 2016
Money Supply: M2: Quasi Money (IRR bn) 39,781,200.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: Monetary Base (IRR bn) 6,432,100.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2022
Money Supply: M2: M1 (IRR bn) 10,094,700.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2022

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