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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Jordan

Jordan Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 22.6 % 2Q/22
Employed Persons 7979 Hundred Person | 0.798 Million Person 2Q/22
Employment Rate  26 % 2Q/22
Unemployed Persons 2351 Hundred Persons | 0.235 Million Persons 2Q/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Jordan - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Jordan?

  • Unemployment Rate in Jordan decreased to 22.6 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 25 % and minimum was 10.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
22.6 2Q/22 03.09.2022
22.8 1Q/22 25.06.2022
23.3 4Q/21 24.03.2022
23.2 3Q/21 18.01.2022
24.8 2Q/21 09.10.2021
25 1Q/21 26.06.2021
24.7 4Q/20 09.03.2021
23.9 3Q/20 05.12.2020


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 increased to 7979 Hundred Person (0.798 Million Person) in the second quarter of 2022. 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
7979 2Q/22 03.09.2022
7955 1Q/22 25.06.2022
8090 4Q/21 26.03.2022
8241 3Q/21 18.01.2022
7932 2Q/21 09.10.2021
7988 1Q/21 26.06.2021
7301 4Q/20 11.03.2021
7887 3Q/20 05.12.2020


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 increased to 26 % in the second quarter of 2022. 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
26 2Q/22 03.09.2022
25.7 1Q/22 25.06.2022
25.7 4Q/21 26.03.2022
26.4 3Q/21 18.01.2022
25.3 2Q/21 09.10.2021
25.9 1Q/21 26.06.2021
25.1 4Q/20 11.03.2021
26.2 3Q/20 05.12.2020


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 2351 Hundred Persons (0.235 Million Persons) in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 2710 Hundred Persons and minimum was 965 Hundred Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (Hundred Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
2351 2Q/22 03.09.2022
2384 1Q/22 25.06.2022
2479 4Q/21 26.03.2022
2517 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2641 2Q/21 09.10.2021
2710 1Q/21 26.06.2021
2420 4Q/20 11.03.2021
2535 3Q/20 05.12.2020


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 2Q/22 33.5 % 33.2

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 2Q/22 22.6 % 22.8
Kyrgyzstan Sep/22 2.8 % 2.8
Mongolia 2Q/22 7.8 % 8.5
Nepal 2021 5.1 % 4.7
Palestine 3Q/22 25 % 24
Tajikistan Dec/21 7.8 % 7.6
Cambodia 2021 0.61 % 0.33
China 3Q/22 5.5 % 5.5
Georgia 2022 15.6 % 18.1
India 2022 6.4 % 8.3
Israel Oct/22 4.1 % 3.8
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Oct/22 2.8 % 2.8
Taiwan Oct/22 3.64 % 3.64
Vietnam 3Q/22 2.28 % 2.32
Maldives 2021 6.1 % 6.3
Armenia 2Q/22 13 % 14.8
Hong Kong Oct/22 3.8 % 3.9
Indonesia 3Q/22 5.86 % 5.83
Japan Oct/22 2.6 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Sep/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2021 14.5 % 13.3
Macau Oct/22 3.9 % 4
Malaysia Sep/22 3.6 % 3.7
Philippines 3Q/22 5 % 5.3
Qatar 2Q/22 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 3Q/22 2 % 2.1
Sri Lanka 2Q/22 4.6 % 4.3
Thailand Jun/22 1.37 % 1.53
Oman 2021 3.1 % 2.9
Iran 2Q/22 9.2 % 9.4
Laos 2021 1.3 % 1
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2021 3.7 % 3.5
Saudi Arabia 2Q/22 5.8 % 6
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2021 2.6 % 2.9
United Arab Emirates 2021 3.9 % 6.7
Yemen 2021 13.6 % 13.42
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2021 14.2 % 13.74
Syria 2021 10.6 % 10.3
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2021 4.9 % 7.4
Mauritius 2Q/22 8.1 % 8.7