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

The unemployment rate in Jordan went up to 18.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 14.6 percent a year earlier. It was the highest jobless rate since the series started in 2005. The jobless rate went up to 13.9 percent for men (from 12.7 percent in Q1 of 2016) and to 33 percent for women (from 23.7 percent in Q1 of 2016). Unemployment Rate in Jordan averaged 12.89 percent from 2007 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 15.80 percent in the third quarter of 2016 and a record low of 10.80 percent in the second quarter of 2007.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-26 11:20 AM Q3 15.8% 14.8%
2017-01-26 09:40 AM Q4 15.8% 15.8% 16.1%
2017-06-01 08:30 AM Q1 18.2% 15.8% 15.6%
2017-07-24 10:00 AM Q2 18.2% 18%
2017-10-26 10:00 AM Q3 17.8%




Jordan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 18.20 15.80 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 Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18.20 15.80 18.20 10.80 2005 - 2017 percent Quarterly



unemployment rate by Country

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Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.60 Apr/17
Turkey 11.70 Mar/17
Italy 11.10 Apr/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.30 Apr/17
Canada 6.60 May/17
Australia 5.50 May/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.20 May/17
Netherlands 5.10 May/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Apr/17
United States 4.30 May/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Apr/17
South Korea 3.60 May/17
Mexico 3.50 Apr/17
Switzerland 3.10 May/17
Japan 2.80 Apr/17