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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Jordan

Jordan Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 24.7 % 4Q/20
Employed Persons 7301 Hundred Person | 0.73 Million Person 4Q/20
Employment Rate  25.1 % 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 2420 Hundred Persons | 0.242 Million Persons 4Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Jordan - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Jordan?

  • Unemployment Rate in Jordan increased to 24.7 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 24.7 % and minimum was 10.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
24.7 4Q/20 09.03.2021
23.9 3Q/20 05.12.2020
23 2Q/20 10.09.2020
19.3 1Q/20 03.06.2020
19 4Q/19 09.03.2020
19.1 3Q/19 05.12.2019
19.2 2Q/19 29.10.2019
19 1Q/19 03.06.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Jordan by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Omar Razzaz 14.06.2018 - 18.4000 18.4000 18.4000 18.4000 0.00%
Hani Mulki 01.06.2016 - 14.06.2018 18.2000 18.5000 18.5000 18.0000 1.65%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Hundred Person)

Employed Persons
                     Jordan - Historical Data (Hundred Person)

How many employed persons are in Jordan?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Jordan decreased to 7301 Hundred Person (0.73 Million Person) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 13572 Hundred Person and minimum was 7301 Hundred Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (Hundred Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
7301 4Q/20 11.03.2021
7887 3Q/20 05.12.2020
7813 2Q/20 10.09.2020
8158 4Q/19 14.03.2020
7838 3Q/19 14.12.2019
8173 2Q/19 29.10.2019
9037 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Hundred Person)

Employed Persons in Jordan by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Jordan - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Jordan?

  • Employment Rate in Jordan decreased to 25.1 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 35.8 % and minimum was 25.1 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Hashemite Kingdom of Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
25.1 4Q/20 11.03.2021
26.2 3Q/20 05.12.2020
26.3 2Q/20 12.09.2020
27.6 4Q/19 14.03.2020
27.2 3Q/19 14.12.2019
28 2Q/19 29.10.2019
28.4 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Jordan by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Hundred Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Jordan - Historical Data (Hundred Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Jordan?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Jordan decreased to 2420 Hundred Persons (0.242 Million Persons) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 2535 Hundred Persons and minimum was 965 Hundred Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (Hundred Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
2420 4Q/20 11.03.2021
2535 3Q/20 05.12.2020
2420 2Q/20 10.09.2020
965 1Q/20 01.08.2020
1989 4Q/19 14.03.2020
1927 3Q/19 14.12.2019
2033 2Q/19 29.10.2019
2119 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Hundred Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Jordan by prime ministers

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

Other labor indicators in Jordan

Index Updated Actual Previous
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/20 33.4 % 34.4

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