Palestine Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Palestine increased to 25.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 23.70 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. Unemployment Rate in Palestine averaged 22.53 Percent from 1995 until 2013, 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. 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. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
25.20 23.70 35.60 8.80 22.70 | 2014/06 1995 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Palestine Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-08-15 10:00 AM Palestine
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 24.5% 27.5% 27.39%
2013-11-21 10:00 AM Palestine
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 23.7% 24.5% 24.9%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 4.29 2012-12-31 4.02 4.29 1.98 4.86 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 25.20 2013-12-31 23.70 35.60 8.80 22.70 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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Palestine Inflation Rate at 2.58 Percent  
The inflation rate in Palestine was recorded at 2.58 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine Balance of Trade at -303.30 USD Million  
Palestine recorded a trade deficit of 303.30 USD Million in November of 2013. Balance of Trade in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine Industrial Production at -6.90 Percent  
Industrial Production in Palestine decreased 6.90 percent in January of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine Unemployment Rate at 25.20 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in Palestine increased to 25.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 23.70 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine Current Account at -298.90 USD Million  
Palestine recorded a Current Account deficit of 298.90 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine Imports at 388.30 USD Million  
Imports in Palestine decreased to 388.30 USD Million in November of 2013 from 394.90 USD Million in October of 2013. Imports in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine Exports at 85.00 USD Million  
Exports in Palestine increased to 85 USD Million in November of 2013 from 71.60 USD Million in October of 2013. Exports in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.60 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Palestine expanded 2.60 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Palestine is reported by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
Palestine GDP per capita at 1653.00 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Palestine was last recorded at 1653 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Palestine is equivalent to 13 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Palestine is reported by the Palestine Monetary Authority.
Palestine GDP at 6.80 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Palestine was worth 6.80 billion US dollars in 2012. The GDP value of Palestine represents 0.01 percent of the world economy. GDP in Palestine is reported by the World Bank.
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