Israel Unemployment Rate

2012 - 2024 | Monthly | % | Central Bureau of Statistics

Key information about Israel Unemployment Rate

  • Israel Unemployment Rate increased to 3.30% in Feb 2024, from the previously reported figure of 3.19% in Jan 2024.
  • Israel Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2012 to Feb 2024, with an average rate of 4.56%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 7.09% in Mar 2012 and a record low of 2.88% in Nov 2023.
  • The data is reported by reported by Central Bureau of Statistics.
  • In the latest reports, Israel Population reached 9.84 million people in Dec 2023.


View Israel's Unemployment Rate from Jan 2012 to Feb 2024 in the chart:

Israel Unemployment Rate

What was Israel's Unemployment Rate in Feb 2024?

Israel Unemployment Rate increased to 3.30% in Feb 2024, from the previously reported figure of 3.19% in Jan 2024. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3.30 Feb 2024 3.19 Jan 2024 2.88 Nov 2023 7.09 Mar 2012 % monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2024

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 10.54 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Algeria (%) 11.40 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2019
Argentina (%) 6.90 Mar 2023 quarterly Jun 1990 - Mar 2023
Armenia (%) 12.00 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2023
Australia (%) 3.70 Feb 2024 monthly Feb 1978 - Feb 2024
Austria (%) 4.90 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 5.64 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2023
Bahrain (%) 5.90 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.10 Feb 2024 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2024
Belgium (%) 5.50 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1983 - Jan 2024
Bolivia (%) 2.83 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2015 - Dec 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 13.20 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Botswana (%) 20.68 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Brazil (%) 7.80 Feb 2024 monthly Mar 2012 - Feb 2024
Brunei (%) 5.20 2022 yearly 1981 - 2022
Bulgaria (%) 4.20 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 6.10 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2024
Chile (%) 8.50 Feb 2024 monthly Mar 2009 - Feb 2024
China (%) 5.10 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2023
Colombia (%) 12.12 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 6.80 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (%) 6.70 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2024
Czech Republic (%) 2.99 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2024
Denmark (%) 4.90 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2023
Ecuador (%) 3.38 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2023
Egypt (%) 6.90 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2023
Estonia (%) 5.30 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2023
European Union (%) 6.00 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2024
Finland (%) 6.90 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2023
France (%) 7.20 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2023
Georgia (%) 17.26 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Germany (%) 3.20 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2024
Ghana (%) 3.56 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Greece (%) 11.20 Apr 2023 monthly Apr 1998 - Apr 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 2.90 Feb 2024 monthly Oct 1981 - Feb 2024
Hungary (%) 4.70 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
Iceland (%) 3.68 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 5.32 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Iran (%) 8.90 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 4.10 Jul 2023 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2023
Israel (%) 3.30 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2024
Italy (%) 7.20 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1983 - Jan 2024
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1953 - Feb 2024
Jordan (%) 21.40 Nov 2023 quarterly Feb 2000 - Nov 2023
Kazakhstan (%) 4.70 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 2.60 Feb 2024 monthly Jun 1999 - Feb 2024
Kosovo (%) 11.50 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2023
Kuwait (%) 0.93 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 4.90 2022 yearly 1992 - 2022
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 6.90 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2024
Lebanon (%) 29.56 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 7.40 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2024
Luxembourg (%) 5.57 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2024
Macau SAR, China (%) 2.20 Feb 2024 monthly Sep 1996 - Feb 2024
North Macedonia (%) 13.00 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2023 - Dec 2023
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 3.30 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2024
Malta (%) 2.85 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2023
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 2.58 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2024
Moldova (%) 5.55 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2023
Mongolia (%) 3.92 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2023
Montenegro (%) 12.20 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Morocco (%) 12.40 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2023
Mozambique (%) 3.67 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.10 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
New Zealand (%) 4.00 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2023
Nigeria (%) 4.10 Mar 2023 quarterly Dec 2022 - Mar 2023
Norway (%) 3.90 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1989 - Jan 2024
Oman (%) 3.30 Feb 2024 monthly Mar 2018 - Feb 2024
Pakistan (%) 6.30 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 24.10 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2023
Panama (%) 11.30 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 5.23 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2023
Peru (%) 7.30 Feb 2024 monthly Mar 2001 - Feb 2024
Philippines (%) 4.50 Apr 2023 quarterly Jul 1982 - Apr 2023
Poland (%) 5.40 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2024
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.60 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2023
Russia (%) 2.80 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
Saudi Arabia (%) 4.43 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2023
Serbia (%) 9.10 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2023
Singapore (%) 1.90 May 2023 monthly Mar 2020 - May 2023
Slovakia (%) 3.92 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2024
Slovenia (%) 3.40 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2023
South Africa (%) 32.10 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Spain (%) 11.76 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 1976 - Dec 2023
Sri Lanka (%) 4.30 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 7.22 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2023
Switzerland (%) 4.01 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2023

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,676.783 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2024
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,727.224 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 294,651.3 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 67.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ILS bn) 976.730 2028 yearly 2000 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ILS bn) 1,464.520 2028 yearly 2000 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (ILS bn) 881.904 2028 yearly 2000 - 2028
General Government: Revenue (ILS mn) 35,830.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2024
General Government: Deficit Financing: Abroad: Net (ILS mn) 3,325.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2024
General Government: Deficit Financing (ILS mn) 13,364.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
General Government: Deficit Financing: Domestic: Net (ILS mn) 17,700.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2024
General Government: Balance (ILS mn) -13,405.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2024
General Government: Expenditure (ILS mn) 49,236.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2024
General Government: Revenue: Tax (ILS mn) 28,819.000 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2019
Public Debt (ILS mn) 809,980.000 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Public Debt: % of GDP (%) 61.020 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.975 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,822.3 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,898.2 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) 6.4 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1989 - Feb 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 38,267.000 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 3,501,660.000 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 233,656.000 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 7,720.5 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -0.3 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,111,112.915 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,690,159.214 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,427.700 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 1964 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 801.500 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 1964 - Feb 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 239.100 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 906.800 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Trade Balance: Net (USD mn) -2,822.300 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Exports: Asia: Hong Kong (USD mn) 234.400 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Exports: America: North: United States of America (USD mn) 1,427.700 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Exports: Europe: EU: Netherlands (USD mn) 216.300 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Exports: Europe: EU: Belgium (USD mn) 124.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Exports: Europe: EU: United Kingdom (USD mn) 145.400 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2024
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 3,180.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 10,541.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 9.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,942.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1972 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -6,205.000 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -5.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -1,388.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1972 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -4,816.600 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1972 - Dec 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 154,690.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 30.5 2023 yearly 1998 - 2023
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 51,969.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 10.3 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 23.348 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 205,396.200 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1989 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Investments in Israel: Direct (USD mn) 11,931.800 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2018
BoP: Current Account: Services: Balance (USD mn) 11,430.700 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Transaction: Direct Investment (USD mn) -762.800 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Transaction: Reserve Assets (USD mn) -3,425.200 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) 1,298.800 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Investments Abroad: Portfolio (USD mn) 6,076.300 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Investments Abroad: Others (USD mn) 6,650.400 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Transaction: Other Investment (USD mn) 5,325.700 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: Trade Balance (USD mn) -4,002.000 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: Exports (USD mn) 18,049.900 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account Balance (USD mn) 11,976.200 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Income: Receipts: Investment (USD mn) 6,086.500 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Investments in Israel: Others (USD mn) 1,324.700 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: Imports (USD mn) 22,051.900 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Balance (USD mn) 3,629.600 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Services: Exports (USD mn) 20,994.400 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Income: Payments: Investment (USD mn) 4,453.800 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Transaction: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 12,281.400 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Investments in Israel: Portfolio (USD mn) -6,205.100 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Income: Balance: Net Investment Income (USD mn) 1,632.700 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Services: Imports (USD mn) 9,563.700 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Transaction (USD mn) 14,449.500 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Investments Abroad: Direct (USD mn) 3,179.900 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 4,928.400 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2023
BoP: sa: Capital Transfers: Net (USD mn) 514.700 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2023
BoP: sa: Services: Balance: Trade (USD mn) 9,609.600 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2023
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 42.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2023
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 3,626.308 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 137,965.007 May 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 363,887.377 Dec 2023 monthly Apr 1981 - Dec 2023
M2 Growth (%) -5.8 Nov 2023 monthly Apr 1982 - Nov 2023
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 6.0 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 202,179.9 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 39.470 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 26.2 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2024
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Feb 2019 monthly Dec 1950 - Feb 2019
Total Deposits (USD mn) 537,781.972 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - Sep 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.4 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2008 - Sep 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 730,257.2 Feb 2023 monthly Dec 1999 - Feb 2023
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.4 Jan 2024 monthly Dec 2000 - Jan 2024
Credit to Households (USD bn) 207.745 Sep 2023 quarterly Sep 1992 - Sep 2023
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 545.409 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 1981 - Sep 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 218,118.1 Jan 2024 monthly Sep 1992 - Jan 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 442,899.227 Jan 2024 monthly Dec 1999 - Jan 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.49 Jan 2024 monthly Dec 2000 - Jan 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 110.31 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2023
Credits: Public: Banking Corporations incl Mortgage Banks (BC) (ILS mn) 914,119.32 Feb 2018 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2018
Credits: Outstanding: Borrowers: Households (HO) (ILS mn) 532,204.89 Feb 2018 monthly Sep 1992 - Feb 2018
Deposits: Public: Banking Corporations incl Mortgage Banks (BC) (ILS mn) 1,225,031.84 Feb 2018 monthly Dec 2007 - Feb 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.8 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2024
Composite Leading Indicator: State of The Economy Index: 2011=100 (2011=100) 155.674 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2024
PMI: Seasonally Adjusted (sa) (Index) 49.100 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2024

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