Palestine: Female unemployment

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 Palestine

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 42.01
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 20.95
 Min - Max 8.05 - 42.55
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Palestine from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Palestine during that period was 20.95 percent with a minimum of 8.05 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 42.55 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 42.01 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
Palestine - Female unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Palestine - 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 1.37 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 24.42 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 42.01 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 21.31 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 35.95 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 44.99 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 21.31 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 18.89 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.91 2022 percent
 Self-employment 23.83 2022 percent
 Employment 1.14 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 24.10 Q3/2023 percent
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