Palestine: Labor force participation

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 Palestine

Labor force participation rate

 Latest value 44.99
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 40.83
 Min - Max 35.91 - 44.99
 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 40.83 percent with a minimum of 35.91 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 44.99 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 44.99 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 179 countries is 60.67 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 - Labor force participation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Palestine - Labor force participation - historical chart - 1991-2022




The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.
Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 1.39 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 24.42 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 40.04 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 20.19 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 35.95 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 44.99 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 21.32 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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