Jordan Unemployment Rate  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The jobless rate in Jordan went up to 18 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 14.8 percent in the same quarter a year earlier. The unemployment rate increased to 13.4 percent for men (from 13 percent in Q2 of 2016) and to 33.9 percent for women (from 22.8 percent in Q2 of 2016). Unemployment Rate in Jordan averaged 13.17 percent from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 18.20 percent in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 10.80 percent in the second quarter of 2007.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-01-26 09:40 AM Unemployment Rate 15.8% 15.8% 16.1%
2017-06-01 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 18.2% 15.8% 15.6%
2017-10-18 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate 18.0% 18.2%
2017-12-20 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 17.8%


Jordan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 18.00 18.20 18.20 10.80 percent [+]
Population 9.80 9.53 9.80 0.84 Million [+]
Employment Rate 33.10 30.00 35.80 30.00 percent [+]


Jordan Unemployment Rate

In Jordan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Jordan Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jordan Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18.00 18.20 18.20 10.80 2005 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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