Jordan: Female unemployment

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 Jordan

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 25.04
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 24.41
 Min - Max 20.08 - 30.02
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Jordan from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Jordan during that period was 24.41 percent with a minimum of 20.08 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 30.02 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2022 is 25.04 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 8.92 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Jordan - Female unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Jordan - Female unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 3.04 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 19.19 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 25.04 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 16.33 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 41.69 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 39.44 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 17.75 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 14.05 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 62.76 2023 percent
 Self-employment 11.67 2022 percent
 Informal employment 53.40 2020 percent
 Unemployment rate 22.30 Q3/2023 percent
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