Middle East Economic Survey


No 6



Expediency Council Estimates Youth Unemployment At 30%

The head of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Hasan Rouhani has said that 30% of the countrys youth are unemployed and had zero income and that the latest figure for GDP growth rate from the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) is estimated at 2.5% instead of 8%. Mr Rouhani gave these statistics in the course of an interview with the Iranian Labour News Agency, ...