Jordan's unemployment rate declined to 22.6 percent in the second quarter of 2022 from 22.8 percent in the previous three-month period, moving further away from a record high of 25 percent hit during the first quarter of 2021. The number of unemployed was down by 3.3 thousand people to 235.1 thousand, while the number of employed increased by 2.4 thousand to 797.9 thousand. source: Department of Statistics, Jordan

Unemployment Rate in Jordan averaged 15.62 percent from 2005 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 25 percent in the first quarter of 2021 and a record low of 10.80 percent in the second quarter of 2007. This page provides - Jordan Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jordan Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Jordan is expected to be 22.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Jordan Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 20.90 percent in 2023 and 20.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Jordan Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-03-21 09:30 AM Q4 23.3% 23.2% 22%
2022-09-19 10:15 AM Q2 22.6% 22.8%
2022-12-01 10:00 AM Q3 22.6% 22.4%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 22.60 22.80 percent Jun 2022
Population 11.07 10.80 Million Dec 2021
Unemployed Persons 2351.00 2384.00 Hundred Jun 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 33.50 33.20 percent Jun 2022
Employed Persons 7979.00 7955.00 Hundred Jun 2022

Jordan Unemployment Rate
In Jordan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22.60 22.80 25.00 10.80 2005 - 2022 percent Quarterly