The unemployment rate in Jordan increased to 23 percent in the second quarter of 2020 from 19.2 percent a year earlier. It is the highest jobless rate since at least 2005. The unemployment rate rose for both males (21.5 percent from 17.1 percent) and females (28.6 percent from 27.2 percent).
Unemployment Rate in Jordan averaged 14.46 percent from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 23 percent in the second quarter of 2020 and a record low of 10.80 percent in the second quarter of 2007. This page provides - Jordan Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jordan Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2020.
Unemployment Rate in Jordan is expected to be 19.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Jordan to stand at 20.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jordan Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 20.50 percent in 2021 and 19.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.