Kurdistan Region grows faster than rest of Iraq Created on 20/5/2013. 19:59
According to some surveys from Slaymany Statistic Directorate, per capita income in Kurdistan Region is twice bigger than the rest of Iraq.
The rate of poverty in Kurdistan Region is 5% and in the rest of Iraq it is 23%. The rate of unemployment in Kurdistan Region is 6% while in the rest of Iraq it is 8%.
The natural population growth in Kurdistan Region is 3% and those between ages of 15-34 constitute 34% of Kurdistan Region population. Those aged between 15-64 make up 61% of the total population. Kurdistan has a very low dependent population rate. The female participation rate in education process is 98% while in the rest of Iraq it is 94%. Kurdistan Region is more developed than the rest of Iraq in terms of education, economy and per capita income.