Social and Cultural Characteristics

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Human Force and Employment

The population's sex-age structure and its age groups manifest the position of province considering the activity age. According to the statistics reported by the province’s labor force plan, the rate of province’s activity in 2013 was 36.6 % indicating 1.2% of growth comparing to the same period in the year before. This rate shows that the activity rate of men and women are 61.8% and 9.9% respectively which is lower than the country’s average (men 63% and women 12.4)

The unemployment rate of the province in 1392(2013) was 6.5%. Comparing with unemployment rate of the country which was 10.4%, the province has a desirable condition. The employment share of different economic parts manifest that in 1392(2013), 8.8% of the province's employees were in agricultural section, 46.8% were in industrial section and 44.4% were in service section.