Labour Force Participation, Employment, Unemployment and Average Daily Wage in NIS for Wage Employees in the Palestinian Territory by Governorate (ILO Standards), January - March, 2012

Governorate and Region

Labour Force Participation 

Employment

Unemployment 

Average Daily Wage in NIS for Wage Employees

(%)

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

Number

Jenin

49.7

90,300

82.7

74,600

17.3

15,700

88.9

Tubas

56.7

19,400

81.0

15,700

19.0

3,700

88.4

Tulkarm

41.8

46,200

68.4

31,600

31.6

14,600

88.0

Nablus

50.8

113,600

83.5

94,900

16.5

18,700

94.2

Qalqilya

46.8

31,400

79.1

24,800

20.9

6,600

89.6

Salfit

45.1

18,400

82.0

15,100

18.0

3,300

125.1

Ramallah & Al-Bireh

45.1

96,700

82.2

79,500

17.8

17,200

108.4

Jericho & AL- Aghwar

49.5

14,800

80.6

11,900

19.4

2,900

82.0

Jerusalem

33.6

74,100

84.6

62,700

15.4

11,400

127.4

Bethlehem

50.3

60,200

77.5

46,700

22.5

13,500

104.1

Hebron

45.0

166,100

76.4

127,000

23.6

39,100

96.1

West Bank

45.4

731,200

79.9

584,500

20.1

146,700

100.9

North Gaza

38.7

69,400

66.1

45,900

33.9

23,500

71.4

Gaza City

40.0

123,500

69.3

85,600

30.7

37,900

61.2

Deir AL-Balah

39.0

57,100

69.9

39,900

30.1

17,200

69.2

Khan Younis

40.3

67,300

68.9

46,400

31.1

20,900

62.7

Rafah

41.7

46,000

67.8

31,200

32.2

14,800

58.4

Gaza Strip

39.9

363,300

68.5

249,000

31.5

114,300

63.9

Palestinian Territory

43.4

1,094,500

76.1

833,500

23.9

261,000

90.9