Planning for unemployment rate stood at 15% because of security and economic 10/9
Planning for the unemployment rate stood at 15% because of the security and economic situation
[where-BAGHDAD] - Ministry of Planning announced that the unemployment rate in Iraq amounted to 15% because of the security and economic situations, which passes by the country. He said ministry spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi told all of Iraq [where] that "the unemployment file is moving files is fixed sometimes increases and decreases at other times according to working conditions."
"The unemployment rate in the last survey carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics in 2013 12%, but now because of the security and economic conditions, the unemployment rate rose to stop some businesses and factories and projects, "noting that" the unemployment rate in Iraq now reached to 15%, adding that he "was registered 800 000 unemployed, according to a study carried out in 2014 after the events of Mosul and the decline in oil prices."
He Hindawi that" the unemployment rate is increasing among young people more than other segments because they represent the largest segment of society."
He said the" Ministry of Planning and develop indicators in front of the concerned authorities and the circumstance that Iraq is going through circumstance is unusual, and we as part of a five-year development plan, which was launched in 2013 for five years and was a broad package of projects include that will provide significant employment opportunities.
And" we expect that the employment opportunities offered by this plan, three million in excess of jobs and thus be able to reduce unemployment rates are large as we expect the unemployment rate to 6% according to this plan, but because of the circumstances experienced by Iraq stopped.
He noted that "the ministry is trying to address the merged projects through the reforms undertaken by the government in order to solve the problem of unemployment.