Palestinian Territory Unemployment Rate

1998 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

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State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza)'s Unemployment Rate increased to 28.50 % in Sep 2020, from the previously reported number of 26.50 % in Jun 2020. State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza)'s Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1998 to Sep 2020, with an average rate of 24.70 %. The data reached an all-time high of 35.60 % in Sep 2002 and a record low of 8.80 % in Jun 2000. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza)'s Population reached 5.23 million people in Jun 2021. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 38.50 % in Jun 2020.

What was Palestinian Territory's Unemployment Rate in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

28.50

% Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

26.50

% Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

8.80

Jun 2000

35.60

Sep 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Updated on 09 Nov 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
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Middle East and Africa
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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%)

11.90

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Algeria (%)

11.70

Sep 2017

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Sep 2017

Argentina (%)

13.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Armenia (%)

17.50

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Australia (%)

6.94

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Sep 2020

Austria (%)

5.52

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Azerbaijan (%)

6.46

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

yearly

1991 - 2016

Bangladesh (%)

4.15

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Belarus (%)

0.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Oct 2020

Belgium (%)

5.10

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2020

Bolivia (%)

3.40

2017

yearly

1999 - 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

15.70

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Botswana (%)

18.72

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Brazil (%)

14.40

Aug 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Aug 2020

Brunei (%)

9.04

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Bulgaria (%)

4.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

yearly

2007 - 2017

Canada (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Chile (%)

12.30

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

China (%)

4.19

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2020

Colombia (%)

15.77

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Croatia (%)

6.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Cyprus (%)

7.40

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

Czech Republic (%)

2.75

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2020

Denmark (%)

6.10

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Aug 2020

Ecuador (%)

6.64

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Sep 2020

Egypt (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Estonia (%)

7.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Jun 2020

European Union (%)

6.20

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2020

Finland (%)

8.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

France (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Sep 2020

Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Germany (%)

4.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Ghana (%)

4.51

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Greece (%)

16.80

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Aug 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

6.40

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - Sep 2020

Hungary (%)

4.60

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

Iceland (%)

5.60

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

India (%)

5.40

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Indonesia (%)

5.28

2019

yearly

1984 - 2019

Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Ireland (%)

5.40

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Israel (%)

4.69

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2020

Italy (%)

9.61

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Ivory Coast (%)

3.42

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Japan (%)

3.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1953 - Sep 2020

Jordan (%)

23.00

May 2020

quarterly

Feb 2000 - May 2020

Kazakhstan (%)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Kenya (%)

2.65

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

South Korea (%)

4.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Oct 2020

Kosovo (%)

29.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Mar 2020

Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Kyrgyzstan (%)

6.20

2018

yearly

1992 - 2018

Laos (%)

0.60

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Latvia (%)

8.40

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Lithuania (%)

9.80

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Luxembourg (%)

6.35

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Macau SAR, China (%)

2.90

Sep 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Sep 2020

North Macedonia (%)

16.70

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Malawi (%)

6.60

2013

yearly

2005 - 2013

Malaysia (%)

5.40

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Malta (%)

4.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2020

Mauritius (%)

7.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Moldova (%)

4.22

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Mongolia (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Sep 2020

Montenegro (%)

15.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Morocco (%)

12.70

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Mozambique (%)

3.24

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Myanmar (%)

1.71

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Nepal (%)

1.47

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Netherlands (%)

3.80

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

New Zealand (%)

5.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2020

Nigeria (%)

27.11

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Norway (%)

5.30

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Aug 2020

Oman (%)

2.90

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2018 - Sep 2020

Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

Palestinian Territory (%)

28.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Panama (%)

7.10

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Paraguay (%)

7.58

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Jun 2020

Peru (%)

16.53

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Philippines (%)

10.00

Jul 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jul 2020

Poland (%)

6.10

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Portugal (%)

7.70

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 1998 - Sep 2020

Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Romania (%)

5.20

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Russia (%)

6.17

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Saudi Arabia (%)

8.98

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Serbia (%)

7.30

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Singapore (%)

3.60

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2020

Slovakia (%)

7.43

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Slovenia (%)

5.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Jun 2020

South Africa (%)

30.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Spain (%)

16.26

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Sep 2020

Sri Lanka (%)

5.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

yearly

1993 - 2010

Sweden (%)

9.16

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Switzerland (%)

5.31

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Syria (%)

14.90

2011

yearly

2000 - 2011

Taiwan (%)

3.77

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1993 - Oct 2020

Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Thailand (%)

2.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (%)

16.20

Sep 2020

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Sep 2020

Turkey (%)

13.20

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2020

Ukraine (%)

9.80

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

United Kingdom (%)

4.76

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Aug 2020

United States (%)

6.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - Oct 2020

Uruguay (%)

11.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Uzbekistan (%)

9.30

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Vietnam (%)

2.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2020

Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

yearly

1994 - 2014

Zambia (%)

11.41

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Palestinian Territory Key Series

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National Accounts
Production
Construction and Properties
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

4,224.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-4.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

2.070

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

3,640.100

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

5.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

3,843.400

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

91.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

789.300

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

18.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

24.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

970.200

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

4,909.500

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

14.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

3,353.919

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

2.001

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

61.235

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

53.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Aug 2020

Construction and Properties Last Frequency Range
Building Permits (Unit)

1,217.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2020

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-2.3

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-384.400

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

3,251.600

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

19.1

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

68.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

5.2

2021

yearly

1950 - 2021

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

41.4

Sep 2020

quarterly

Jun 2002 - Sep 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

1,010,400.000

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Unemployment Rate (%)

28.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-5.42

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Mar 2020

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Retail Sales Growth (%)

-0.2

2018

yearly

2011 - 2018

Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

268,338

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

109

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-25.3

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

3,102.630

2017

yearly

1997 - 2017

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

-1.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

-4.887

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Sep 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

2.4

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2017 - Dec 2018

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-335.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Mar 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

66.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Mar 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-29.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2020

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

18,125.417

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

1,296.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-12.1

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2020

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.404

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

5.163

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

0.042

Dec 2018

monthly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2018

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

39.750

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2018

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

-6.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-348.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-8.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

-6.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-6.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-6.300

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

0.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

5,758.3

Dec 2018

monthly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2018

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

35.4

2018

yearly

2012 - 2018

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

1,457.5

Dec 2018

monthly

Dec 2013 - Dec 2018

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

9.0

2018

yearly

2013 - 2018

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-2.337

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

1,763.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Mar 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

4.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2008 - Mar 2020

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

366.626

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2008 - Mar 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

11,422.137

Jan 2019

monthly

Jul 2002 - Jan 2019

M2 Growth (%)

3.2

Jan 2019

monthly

Jul 2003 - Jan 2019

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

515.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

14.927

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

1.6

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Mar 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

14,061.901

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

8.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

9,949.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

12.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

8,343.843

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

9.46

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

44.24

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Mar 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

29.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2008 - Mar 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

16.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2008 - Mar 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

5.865

Mar 2019

monthly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2019

Energy Last Frequency Range
Crude Oil: Production (%)

53.730

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2020

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

8.9

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

-40.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Sep 2020

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

-23.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2014 - Sep 2020

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (07Jul1997=100)

435.1

Oct 2020

monthly

May 1999 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

22.0

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

3,271.847

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

89.976

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

4,768.045

2018

yearly

2007 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,323.730

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

180.808

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

252,196.149

2018

yearly

2007 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

111,589.395

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

24,891.804

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

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