Jordan: Unemployment rate

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 Jordan

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 21.4
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability Q1 2014 - Q4 2023
 Average 18.78
 Min - Max 11.4 - 25
 Source Central Bank of Jordan
For that indicator, we provide data for Jordan from Q1 2014 to Q4 2023. The average value for Jordan during that period was 18.78 percent with a minimum of 11.4 percent in Q3 2014 and a maximum of 25 percent in Q1 2021. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Jordan - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Jordan - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 2014-2023
Measure: percent
Source: Central Bank of Jordan


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents 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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