Iraq Labour Survey: Key Stats and Download

Earlier this week, Iraq's Ministry of Planning, the Central Statistical Organization (CSO), together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched a national Labour Force Survey, the first of its kind to be conducted in Iraq in the last decade.

They have now provided a link to the report, which can be downloaded here.

Some key stats:

  • employment rate:16.5%
  • female unemployment rate: 28.2%
  • male unemployment rate: 14.7%
  • youth unemployment rate: 35.8%

(Source: UN)

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