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Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)


Press Release on the Results of the Labour Force Survey

(October– December, 2013) Round



Main Results


The labour force  participation rate of persons aged 15 years and above was 44.5%                                                                         

The number of persons participating in the labour force in Palestine was about 1.194 million in the 4th quarter 2013:فىفاع فال; about 780 thousand in the West Bank and about 414 thousand in Gaza Strip.


The labour force participation rate in the West Bank was 45.7% and 42.4% in Gaza Strip, the gap in the participation rate between males and females still very big it reached 70.0% for males compared with 18.3% for females.

Studies and Research
Publish Date: 
Sunday, February 16, 2014

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