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Israel Economic Indicators: Domestic Unemployment Rate

(1988 - Present)

Year

Unemployment

2012

5.6%

2011

5.6%

2010

6.4%

2009

7.6%

2008

6.1%

2007

7.3%

2006

8.3%

2005

9.0%

2004

10.7%

2003

10.7%

2002

10.4%

2001

9.3%

2000

8.8%

1999

8.9%

1998

8.5%

1997

7.7%

1996

6.7%

1995

6.9%

1994 *

7.8%*

1993

10%

1992

11.2%

1991

10.6%

1990

9.6%

1989

8.9%

1988

6.4%

*The definition of unemployment was changed after 1994.


Sources: Index Mundi; CIA World Factbook, Israeli Government Press Office, Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel Ministry of Finance,
Israel Yearbook and Almanac 1998, (Jerusalem: IBRT Translation/Documenation Ltd., 1998), Trading Economics.