Palestine Unemployment Rate  1995-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Palestine increased to 26.90 percent in the second quarter of 2016 from 26.60 percent in the first quarter of 2016. Unemployment Rate in Palestine averaged 23.05 percent from 1995 until 2016, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26.90 26.60 35.60 8.80 1995 - 2016 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. Palestine Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-08-15 10:00 AM Q2 2013 24.5% 27.5% 27.39%
2013-11-21 10:00 AM Q3 2013 23.7% 24.5% 24.9%
2016-11-21 08:00 AM Q3 26.9% 28.2%

Palestine Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 26.90 26.60 35.60 8.80 percent [+]
Population 4.68 4.55 4.68 1.98 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 45.70 45.80 46.30 40.50 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 358700.00 352800.00 359400.00 195500.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 42.60 43.00 47.80 32.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 950000.00 946200.00 950000.00 67900.00 [+]




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