Palestinian Territory Unemployment Rate

2000 - 2023 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) Unemployment Rate

  • State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) Unemployment Rate dropped to 24.10% in Sep 2023, from the previously reported figure of 24.70% in Jun 2023.
  • State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2000 to Sep 2023, with an average rate of 25.20%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 35.60% in Sep 2002 and a record low of 7.07% in Jun 2000.
  • The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) Population reached 5.88 million people in Jun 2026.


View Palestinian Territory's Unemployment Rate from Mar 2000 to Sep 2023 in the chart:

Palestinian Territory Unemployment Rate

What was Palestinian Territory's Unemployment Rate in Sep 2023?

State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) Unemployment Rate dropped to 24.10% in Sep 2023, from the previously reported figure of 24.70% in Jun 2023. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
24.10 Sep 2023 24.70 Jun 2023 7.07 Jun 2000 35.60 Sep 2002 % quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2023

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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 (%) 2.73 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 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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Includes 109 key indicators for Palestinian Territory, curated by CEIC analysts. Instant access to full history data in excel.
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.0 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -619.800 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,316.100 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.4 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 72.6 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Forecast: Government Expenditure (%) 31.041 2028 yearly 2009 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (ILS bn) 22.701 2028 yearly 2009 - 2028
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.493 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -354.9 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 130.8 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -14.6 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 44,795.814 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 19,613.948 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,962.543 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 485.7 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -33.8 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 153,093.380 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 90,632.430 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2.454 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2023
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 7.221 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2023
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 54.338 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -529.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -16.1 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -17.8 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -56.300 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -92.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 1,535.0 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 388.5 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 2013 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.3 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.718 2028 yearly 1994 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 3,869.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2023
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 455.582 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 10,376.900 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 16,543.247 Feb 2024 monthly Jul 2002 - Feb 2024
M2 Growth (%) 6.3 Feb 2024 monthly Jul 2003 - Feb 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 604.5 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 18.855 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.2 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,644.961 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 6.1 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 11,851.7 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.3 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 1999 - Feb 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 10,200.358 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 8.71 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 53.38 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2023
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -27.0 Mar 2024 monthly Apr 2014 - Mar 2024

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