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LABOUR MARKET

 

 

Labour market indicators

Unemployment rate in n.c.: n.c. (ILO data)


Working population:

Year

Total Population

Working population

Activity rate

2004  

66 927 848  
..  
..  
Source : Worldbank


Employment by sector:

Year

Agriculture

Industry

Services

1996  

23%  
30.7%  
44.3%  
Sources: ILO, Eurostat, last available data

 

Employment contracts


Salaries

National monthly minimum wage as of 12/31/02: varies depending on the activity sector and the area. Ex : Daily minimum wage for an unskilled worker : US $2.50

Average wage for a employee in the manufacturing industry in 2002: 1189654 Rial by  month (ILO data)

 

Number of hours

Legal definition of full time work (per week): 39 hours


Useful links

For further informations on the labour market, check out the following web sites:

- International Labour Organization (ILO): studies, statistics and reports on working conditions and labour markets

- NATLEX : ILO database on national labour laws


Last modified in January 2006
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