Unemployment rate hits 14.6% in Iran
The deputy labor minister said that unemployment in Iran had risen to 14.6 percent in spring.
ISNA news agency quoted Hamid Abd ol-Vahab as saying that the unemployment figure last winter was 14.1 percent.
Last spring it was 11.1 percent and last summer and fall 11.3 percent.
Last Iranian calendar year's rate was stated to be 11.9 percent by Statistical Center of Iran.