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Israel Economic Indicators: Domestic Unemployment Rate

(1988 - Present)

Year

Unemployment

2017

4.26%

2016

4.75%

2015

5.27%

2014

5.95%

2013

6.25%

2012

6.85%

2011

7.1%

2010

8.38%

2009

9.5%

2008

7.6%

2007

9.1%

2006

10.4%

2005

11.25%

2004

12.8%

2003

13.25%

2002

12.75%

2001

11.5%

2000

10.9%

1999

10.95%

1998

10.65%

1997

9.4%

1996

8.3%

1995

8.4%

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: Economic indicators: Israeli Economic Data, Bank of Israel;
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.