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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Palestine

Palestine Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 24 % 2Q/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 36.4 % 2Q/22
Full Time Employment 1099200 Persons | 1099.2 K Persons 2Q/22
Unemployed Persons 357000 Persons | 0.357 Million Persons 2Q/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Palestine - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Palestine?

  • Unemployment Rate in Palestine decreased to 24 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 35.6 % and minimum was 8.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
24 2Q/22 08.08.2022
25 1Q/22 19.05.2022
24 4Q/21 15.02.2022
27 3Q/21 18.01.2022
26.4 2Q/21 09.08.2021
27.8 1Q/21 17.05.2021
23.4 4Q/20 15.02.2021
28.5 3Q/20 09.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Palestine by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Yasser Arafat 15.01.2005 - 26.3000 30.2000 30.2000 18.7000 14.83%
Mahmoud Abbas 05.06.1994 - 11.11.2004 18.2000 24.3000 35.6000 8.8000 33.52%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Palestine - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Palestine?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Palestine increased to 36.4 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 49.9 % and minimum was 32.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
36.4 2Q/22 09.09.2022
37.4 4Q/21 16.02.2022
41.1 2Q/21 27.10.2021
43.1 1Q/21 28.07.2021
40.2 4Q/20 15.04.2021
42.1 1Q/20 01.06.2020
40.4 3Q/19 12.11.2019
44.7 4Q/18 11.06.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Palestine by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Yasser Arafat 15.01.2005 - 35.7000 40.7000 47.8000 32.9000 14.01%


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Persons)

Full Time Employment
                     Palestine - Historical Data (Persons)

What is the number of full-time workers in Palestine?

  • Full Time Employment in Palestine increased to 1099200 Persons (1099.2 K Persons) in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 1023700 Persons and minimum was 67900 Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
1099200 2Q/22 09.09.2022
1061300 4Q/21 16.02.2022
994300 2Q/21 02.09.2021
979700 4Q/20 16.04.2021
876500 2Q/20 30.10.2020
1005500 3Q/19 12.11.2019
984200 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Full Time Employment in Palestine by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Palestine - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Palestine?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Palestine decreased to 357000 Persons (0.357 Million Persons) in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 445800 Persons and minimum was 195500 Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
357000 2Q/22 08.08.2022
348700 4Q/21 15.02.2022
389000 3Q/21 18.01.2022
365500 2Q/21 09.08.2021
383000 1Q/21 17.05.2021
303800 4Q/20 15.02.2021
372700 3Q/20 09.11.2020
321400 2Q/20 10.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Palestine by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Palestine

Index Updated Actual Previous
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/22 44 % 45

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 2Q/22 22.6 % 22.8
Kyrgyzstan Jul/22 2.8 % 2.9
Mongolia 4Q/21 8.1 % 7.4
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 2Q/22 24 % 25
Tajikistan Dec/20 7.5 % 2.1
Cambodia 2021 0.61 % 0.33
China 2Q/22 5.3 % 5.4
Georgia 2021 20.6 % 18.5
India 2022 6.4 % 8.3
Israel Aug/22 3.4 % 3.4
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Aug/22 2.5 % 2.9
Taiwan Aug/22 3.67 % 3.68
Vietnam 1Q/22 2.46 % 3.56
Maldives 2021 6.1 % 6.3
Armenia 1Q/22 14.8 % 14.5
Hong Kong Aug/22 4.1 % 4.3
Indonesia 1Q/22 5.83 % 6.49
Japan Aug/22 2.5 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Jun/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Aug/22 4.3 % 4.1
Malaysia Jul/22 3.7 % 3.8
Philippines 2Q/22 5.3 % 5.2
Qatar 1Q/22 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 2Q/22 2.1 % 2.2
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 2020 2.3 % 2.41
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 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2020 7.4 % 6.8
Mauritius 2Q/22 8.1 % 8.7