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Iran
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Health
5. Education
a. Universities
6. Demographics
7. Religions
a. Freedom
8. Peoples
9. Languages
10. History
11. Cities and Towns
12. Provinces



























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Index / Economy /
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Figures


GDP
Per capita $12,800
Net $844 billion
Annual growth 6.5% (2008)
By sector Agriculture 10%
Industry 42%
Services 48%
Annual inflation rate 26% (2008)
Foreign debts
Compared to GDP 19%
Net US$163 billion
Trade
Balance +46%
Exports US$98 billion
Main products Petroleum 80%, chemical and petrochemical products, fruits and nuts, carpets
Main partners China 15%; Japan 14%; India 10%; South Korea 6%; Turkey 6%; Italy 5%
Imports US$67 billion
Main products Industrial raw materials and intermediate goods, capital goods, foodstuffs and other consumer goods, technical services
Main partners UAE 19%; China 13%; Germany 9%; South Korea 7%; Italy 5%; France 4%; Russia 4.2
Work life
Official unemployment 13% (2008)
Work force Agriculture 24%
Industry 31%
Services 45%
Population below poverty line 18% (2007)





By Tore Kjeilen