Palestine Unemployment Rate 1995-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Palestine increased to 26.30 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 26.20 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Palestine averaged 22.64 Percent from 1995 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 35.60 Percent in the third quarter of 2002 and a record low of 8.80 Percent in the second quarter of 2000. Unemployment Rate in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.

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Palestine Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26.30 26.20 35.60 8.80 1995 - 2014 percent Quarterly
In Palestine, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Palestine Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Palestine Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-08-15 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q2 2013
24.5% 27.5% 27.39%
2013-11-21 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q3 2013
23.7% 24.5% 24.9%


Palestine Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 26.30 26.20 35.60 8.80 percent [+]
Population 4.29 4.02 4.29 1.98 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]