The unemployment rate in Palestine edged down to 23 percent in the fourth quarter of 2022 from 25 percent in the previous three-month period. The number of unemployed persons went down by 23.2 thousand to 355,000. Meantime, the jobless rate for men was 19 percent, while that for women was 40 percent. In addition, the labor force participation rate fell slightly to 45 percent. source: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

Unemployment Rate in Palestine averaged 23.76 percent from 1995 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 35.60 percent in the third quarter of 2002 and a record low of 8.80 percent in the second quarter of 2000. This page provides - Palestine Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Palestine Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2023.

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Palestine Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-11-08 08:00 AM Q3 25% 24% 25%
2023-02-15 08:00 AM Q4 23% 25% 23.6%
2023-05-10 08:00 AM Q1 23% 27.00%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 23.00 25.00 percent Dec 2022
Population 5.40 5.30 Million Dec 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 35.00 37.70 percent Dec 2022
Unemployed Persons 354700.00 378200.00 Dec 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 45.00 46.00 percent Dec 2022
Full Time Employment 1141900.00 1136900.00 Persons Dec 2022

Palestine Unemployment Rate
In Palestine, 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
23.00 25.00 35.60 8.80 1995 - 2022 percent Quarterly