Tehran, Sept 5, IRNA -- A report commissioned by the Management and Planing Organization (MPO) and Iran Youth Organization (IYO) released on Sunday predicted that if the annual unemployment rate of 13.2 percent holds up then the jobless rate among 15-29 age group will reach 52 percent within two years. It added currently over 31 percent of the 15 to 29 years old are unemployed. The current unemployment rate in the age brackets 15-19 and 20-24 years is 34 percent and for 25-29 years the figure stands at 16 percent. In 1996-1997 the jobless rate stood at 14.8 percent among the 15 to 29 year group increasing to 27.5 percent in the Iranian year ending March 20, 2001. "On the average the unemployment rate was 13.2 percent during the period," the report added. Link Now there is a breeding ground for terrorist. Introduce some capitalism into the region and put their asses to work!