Palestine Unemployment Rate 1995-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Palestine decreased to 25.60 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from 26.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Palestine averaged 22.82 percent from 1995 until 2015, 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.

Palestine Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
25.60 26.50 35.60 8.80 1995 - 2015 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 Sunday, August 30, 2015.


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%

Palestine Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 25.60 26.50 35.60 8.80 percent [+]
Population 4.55 4.42 4.55 1.98 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]