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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Israel

Israel Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.1 % Feb/21
Employed Persons 3821 Thousand Person | 3.821 Million Person 0Q/21
Employment Rate  57.6 % Jan/21
Unemployed Persons 205 Thousand Persons | 0.205 Million Persons 0Q/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Israel - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Israel?

  • Unemployment Rate in Israel increased to 5.1 % in February 2021. The maximum rate was 11.4 % and minimum was 3.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5.1 Feb/21 25.03.2021
4.5 Jan/21 22.02.2021
4.8 Dec/20 31.01.2021
4.8 Nov/20 28.12.2020
4.7 Oct/20 23.11.2020
4.7 Sep/20 29.10.2020
4.9 Aug/20 23.09.2020
4.6 Jul/20 24.08.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Israel by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Reuven Rivlin 24.07.2014 - 6.1000 3.9000 6.3000 3.6000 -36.07%
Shimon Peres 15.07.2007 - 24.07.2014 7.3000 6.4000 8.0000 5.4000 -12.33%
Moshe Katsav 01.08.2000 - 01.07.2007 8.8000 7.6000 10.9200 7.6000 -13.64%
Ezer Weizman 13.05.1993 - 13.07.2000 10.2000 8.8000 10.2000 6.5000 -13.73%
Chaim Herzog 05.05.1983 - 13.05.1993 11.4000 11.0000 11.4000 11.0000 -3.51%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Israel - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Israel?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Israel decreased to 3821 Thousand Person (3.821 Million Person) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 3996 Thousand Person and minimum was 1537 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
3821 0Q/21 25.03.2021
3849 0Q/21 22.02.2021
3846 4Q/20 31.01.2021
3888 3Q/20 28.12.2020
3892 3Q/20 29.10.2020
3905 2Q/20 01.08.2020
3991 1Q/20 30.04.2020
3963 4Q/19 08.02.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Israel by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Israel - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Israel?

  • Employment Rate in Israel remained unchanged at 57.6 % in January 2021. The maximum rate was 61.7 % and minimum was 57.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
57.6 Jan/21 22.02.2021
57.6 Dec/20 31.01.2021
58.1 Nov/20 09.01.2021
58.2 Oct/20 28.11.2020
58.5 Sep/20 29.10.2020
58.8 Aug/20 03.10.2020
58.7 Jul/20 05.09.2020
58.9 Jun/20 01.08.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Israel by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Israel - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Israel?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Israel increased to 205 Thousand Persons (0.205 Million Persons) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 305 Thousand Persons and minimum was 127 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
205 0Q/21 25.03.2021
181 0Q/21 22.02.2021
192 4Q/20 31.01.2021
195 3Q/20 28.12.2020
208 3Q/20 29.10.2020
161 2Q/20 01.08.2020
139 1Q/20 30.04.2020
156 4Q/19 08.02.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Israel by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Israel

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 67 67
Wages Jan/21 3724.957 USD/Month 3685.392
Job Vacancies Feb/21 66.506 K 60.307
Labor Force Participation Rate Feb/21 60.1 % 60.3

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/20 24.7 % 23.9
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 1Q/21 5.3 % 5.5
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 6.9
Israel Feb/21 5.1 % 4.6
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Mar/21 3.9 % 4
Taiwan Feb/21 3.73 % 3.75
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/20 16 % 18.1
Hong Kong Feb/21 7.2 % 7
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Feb/21 2.9 % 2.9
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Feb/21 2.9 % 2.7
Malaysia Feb/21 4.8 % 4.9
Philippines 1Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.3 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 3Q/20 5.8 % 5.4
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
Iran 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.8
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 4Q/20 7.4 % 8.5
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2019 2.7 % 3.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 4Q/20 10.4 % 10.6