The study of the problem of poverty and the labor market is one of the important studies affecting the life of society, namely the lack of monetary and moral aspects of cultural deprivation، education, adequate housing and participation in the decision, so many countries concerned with addressing the problem of poverty because of the great importance of society and the national economy, Programs and policies are short, medium term and long term. It can be said that this research attempts to shed light on poverty and determine the type of poverty in Iraq and then analyze the labor market and access to a relationship between the two variables. Thus, the study found a direct and indirect direct link between poverty and the labor market through unemployment, inflation and population size during the period investigated. The policies adopted by the government at the time did not give them the required level. The research also concluded that the most important programs can be used to address poverty. The labor force is to improve the productive apparatus represented by the industrial and agricultural sector, as well as to improve and activate the role of quality education in genera.