Planning: more than 46 thousand mobile vendor in Iraq, mostly in Baghdad

Planning: more than 46 thousand mobile vendor in Iraq, mostly in Baghdad
Baghdad / term
The Ministry of Planning, on Monday, for a survey of the mobile units (hawkers) in Iraq, and as pointed out they were working with a capital of 73 billion dinars, confirmed that the capital Baghdad in the forefront of the provinces.
A statement of the ministry, received the "long" version of it, for Jumaili as saying that "the capital Baghdad, occupies first place in the number of street vendors in Iraq," noting that "the ministry, represented by the Central Bureau of Statistics will endeavor to provide the data and economic indicators, preparation and serving the rest of the state's institutions and decision-makers in the government, researchers and planners, that serve the national planning and national development ".
The statement added that "improving the quality of the data and provide statistics on the work which indicate directly on the quality of the national accounts lead to the creation of new jobs and generate income for workers program", adding that "all of this depends mainly on the activity of the mobile units, one of the economic activities accomplish in are subject to laws and institutions, which is part of the informal economy. "
The Minister of Planning in the statement that "this survey carried out for the first time in Iraq to provide economic statistics indicate national product," noting that "the mobile units are important in reducing unemployment and poverty and to provide some access for families".
For his part, head of the Central Bureau of Statistics Zia Awad "The device had a survey of all the provinces, including Kurdistan region except the provinces of Nineveh, Salahuddin and Anbar, the mobile units - peddlers."
He added that "the sample surveyed amounted to 37 thousand and 619 units," adding that "the survey included all the business activities of these units such as restaurants, trading in securities and land transport of goods and even photography and porters and others."
Awad and that "the Baghdad province accounted for 39.1% and 20.6% of Basra and Kurdistan 7.6% of the ratio of the number of street vendors in Iraq."
He continued that "the total employees numbered 46 thousand and 41 as a peddler, while workers without pay 93% form," adding that "the proportion of female workers of not more than 1% at the level of all the provinces."
He pointed out that "the value of capital invested in the mobile units stood at 73 billion dinars, the proportion of which 35% Baghdad, Basra and the percentage of 25%."
The Iraqi Ministry of Planning revealed on Monday (December 8, the current first) that "the poverty rate in 2013 was 13% and increased in 2014 to 22.5% because of the security and economic conditions," indicating that "poverty rate rises clearly in areas occupied by the governing (Daash) terrorist Kmhafezat Anbar, Salahuddin, Mosul and also the northern regions near the hot areas where poverty rates such as Diyala and Kirkuk have risen to 31%. "
The Ministry of Planning announced (June 2011) that the percentage of the level of poverty in Iraq amounted to about 23%, which means that a quarter of Iraq's population lives below the poverty line, of them and nearly 5% live in the level of extreme poverty, while It indicated on the third of June 2012, that the statistics confirmed that unemployment in Iraqi society accounted for 16%.
Iraq has suffered a great whether unemployment among young people who are unable to work or class among university graduates, and some economists believed that statistical estimates for these young people do not necessarily reflect reality actually located.