Unemployment rate among Palestinian youth reaches 39 percent

Palestine

Published: 2021-04-29 12:17

Last Updated: 2021-05-07 14:10


Unemployment rate among Palestinian youth reaches 39 percent
Unemployment rate among Palestinian youth reaches 39 percent

The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) announced Thursday that the unemployment rate among the Palestinian youth reached around 39 percent (24 percent in the West Bank and 67 percent in the Gaza Strip).

Fresh graduates suffer the most from unemployment among the youth at a rate of 54 percent (36 percent in the West Bank and 79 percent in the Gaza Strip).

In 2020, around 47,000 people lost their jobs.