Iran exports its educated labour force

educated labour force

Using the facilities provided by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Iran, it is expected that by the end of March 2020, 5000 educated labour force would be emigrated from Iran to other countries such as Australia, Germany, Scandinavian, Canada, Oman and Turkey.

Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has created a collaboration with the private sector and authorized certain “head-hunter” offices in these countries in order to facilitate the procedure of emigration for young Iranian graduates.

By referring to the website of this Ministry, people who wish to go abroad and find a job can apply for it. Most wanted skills are in IT, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and nursing.

According to Statistical Centre of Iran, in Spring 2019 the unemployment rate in the country was 10.5 percent (people aged from 15 to 75 years old). Out of which nearly half are university graduates. The number of unemployed university graduates in Iran is estimated around 1.4 million persons.

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