The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Israel ticked down for the second consecutive month to 4.5 percent in November of 2021 from a downwardly revised 4.9 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed fell by 13.8 thousand to 193.8 thousand and the number of employed Increased by 45 thousand to 4.089 million. Meanwhile, the labor force participation rate edged up to 63.1 percent from 62.8 percent in October. source: Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel

Unemployment Rate in Israel averaged 6.40 percent from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 11.40 percent in March of 1992 and a record low of 3.40 percent in February of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Israel is expected to be 4.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Israel Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Israel Unemployment Rate


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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.50 4.90 11.40 3.40 1992 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-11-22 11:00 AM Oct 5% 5.1% 5%
2021-12-27 11:30 AM Nov 4.5% 4.9% 4.8%
2022-01-24 11:00 AM Dec 4.5% 4.3%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.90 percent Nov/21
Unemployed Persons 193.80 207.66 Thousand Nov/21
Employed Persons 4089.68 4044.68 Thousand Nov/21
Job Vacancies 139390.00 141992.00 Dec/21
Wages 11658.40 11902.60 ILS/Month Oct/21
Wages in Manufacturing 123.00 120.00 points Oct/21
Population 9.29 9.15 Million Dec/20
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.10 62.80 percent Nov/21
Employment Rate 60.50 59.20 percent Nov/21


News Stream
Israel Jobless rate Falls for 2nd Month
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Israel ticked down for the second consecutive month to 4.5 percent in November of 2021 from a downwardly revised 4.9 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed fell by 13.8 thousand to 193.8 thousand and the number of employed Increased by 45 thousand to 4.089 million. Meanwhile, the labor force participation rate edged up to 63.1 percent from 62.8 percent in October.
2021-12-27
Israel Jobless rate Rises for 2nd Month
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Israel ticked up for the second consecutive month to 5.2 percent in September of 2021 from 5 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed rose by 6.3 thousand to 217 thousand and the number of employed increased by 5.3 thousand to 3.991 million. Meanwhile, the labor force participation rate edged down to 62.4 percent from 62.7 percent in August.
2021-10-25
Israel Jobless Rate Edges Up to 5% in August
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Israel edged up to 5 percent in August of 2021 from a downwardly revised 4.9 percent in the previous month. Number of unemployed rose by 4.3 thousand to 209 thousand and the number of employed increased by 26 thousand to 3.988 million. Meanwhile, the labour force participation rate increased 62.7 percent from 61.7 percent in July.
2021-09-30