Israel Unemployment Rate  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Israel came in at 4.2 percent in October of 2017, rising from 4.1 percent in the previous three months. The number of unemployed increased by 3 thousand to 166.8 thousand, and the number of employed rose by 6.8 thousand to 3.85 million. Meanwhile, the participation rate was recorded at 64 percent in October. Unemployment Rate in Israel averaged 7.08 percent from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11.40 percent in March of 1992 and a record low of 4.10 percent in July of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-19 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.1% 4.1% 4.1%
2017-10-31 02:00 PM Unemployment Rate 4.1% 4.1% 4.1%
2017-11-23 11:05 AM Unemployment Rate 4.2% 4.1% 4%
2017-12-21 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.2% 4.1%


Israel Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.10 11.40 4.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3834.69 3811.21 3834.69 1537.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 169.93 167.36 305.40 126.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 101810.00 103820.00 109198.00 10496.00 [+]
Wages 10177.20 10124.70 10177.20 7186.00 ILS/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 113.20 116.40 137.00 96.00 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 5000.00 4825.00 5000.00 2348.88 ILS/Month [+]
Population 8.63 8.46 8.63 2.11 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.00 62.66 63.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 68.00 67.66 68.00 67.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.80 64.00 64.70 62.10 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.30 61.30 61.80 58.40 percent [+]


Israel Unemployment Rate

In Israel, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Israel Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Israel Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.20 4.10 11.40 4.10 1992 - 2017 percent Monthly
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Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.40 Sep/17
Italy 11.10 Sep/17
Turkey 10.60 Aug/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.90 Sep/17
Canada 6.30 Oct/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Oct/17
Russia 5.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Sep/17
United States 4.10 Oct/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Sep/17
Mexico 3.60 Sep/17
South Korea 3.60 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.00 Oct/17
Japan 2.80 Sep/17