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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Palestine

Palestine Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 23.4 % 4Q/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 40.2 % 4Q/20
Full Time Employment 979700 Persons | 979.7 K Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 303800 Persons | 0.304 Million Persons 4Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Palestine - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Palestine?

  • Unemployment Rate in Palestine decreased to 23.4 % in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
23.4 4Q/20 15.02.2021
28.5 3Q/20 09.11.2020
26.6 2Q/20 10.09.2020
25 1Q/20 01.06.2020
24 4Q/19 13.02.2020
24.6 3Q/19 12.11.2019
29.1 4Q/18 14.02.2019
31.7 3Q/18 09.11.2018


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 decreased to 40.2 % in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
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
49.3 3Q/18 27.12.2018
49.9 2Q/18 11.09.2018
49.6 1Q/18 29.06.2018
40.7 4Q/17 02.04.2018


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 979700 Persons (979.7 K Persons) in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
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 303800 Persons (0.304 Million Persons) in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
303800 4Q/20 15.02.2021
372700 3Q/20 09.11.2020
321400 2Q/20 10.09.2020
336300 1Q/20 01.06.2020
329600 4Q/19 13.02.2020
334100 3Q/19 12.11.2019
411600 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 4Q/20 40.8 % 41.4

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