Report production time: 02-Jan-2012, 13:42:10
BANK OF ISRAEL - INFORMATION AND STATISTICS DEPARTMENT
MAIN ISRAELI ECONOMIC DATA
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
G-5: ADULT WORK SEEKERS REGISTERED BY EMPLOYMENT SERVICE
Work seekers at labor exchanges for adults and at bureaux for professionals (including income support) Work seekers at labor exchanges for adults Claims for unemployment benefit
Total Thereof: (excluding income support)
Unadjusted Seasonally adjusted Sent for an occupational solution1 Immigrants Professionals and graduates Unadjusted Seasonally adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally adjusted
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Monthly average
2007 199,236   29,347 2,407 13,835 75,368   62,824  
2008 190,243   26,974 2,389 14,511 69,785   59,773  
2009 226,427   35,955 2,500 22,025 93,827   88,659  
2010 205,869   33,223 1,723 17,402 77,141   75,862  
2011 198,014   35,270 1,720 16,415 72,663   71,869  
Monthly data2
Sep 10 194,206 185,209 25,560 1,560 16,376 69,948 71,053 69,389 67,938
Oct 10 209,782 190,621 40,771 1,824 17,976 79,848 81,110 79,856 81,596
Nov 10 204,157 186,545 37,117 1,808 17,313 76,144 75,835 74,385 72,597
Dec 10 199,824 183,970 34,949 1,713 16,792 72,866 72,869 70,678 72,229
Jan 11 202,418 183,426 36,657 1,664 16,943 74,674 72,988 71,854 71,880
Feb 11 195,801 183,065 33,870 1,697 16,083 71,716 71,736 69,000 71,656
Mar 11 195,822 180,472 35,284 1,800 16,219 71,599 71,134 72,519 71,010
Apr 11   184,012           65,513 69,942
May 11   183,846           72,110 71,051
Jun 11   182,649           69,868 69,950
Jul 11   181,421           73,327 72,488
Aug 11   182,844           75,382 72,923
Sep 11               77,919 74,419
Oct 11               68,998 71,744
Nov 11               74,731 73,325
Dec 11               71,203 72,399
Annual rate of change (year - on - year)
2008 -4.5   -8.1 -0.7 4.9 -7.4   -4.9  
2009 19.0   33.3 4.6 51.8 34.5   48.3  
2010 -9.1   -7.6 -31.1 -21.0 -17.8   -14.4  
2011               -5.3  
Percent change over equivalent period in preceding year3
Oct 11               -6.4  
Nov 11               -5.8  
Dec 11               -5.3  
Month-on-month
Oct 11               -11.4 -3.6
Nov 11               8.3 2.2
Dec 11               -4.7 -1.3
Quarter-on-quarter
2011:3               9.2 4.2
2011:4               -5.2 -1.1

Note to table:
(1) Including referral to retraining courses
(2)In April and May 2008 the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor was experiencing work sanctions imposed by staff, so that data for those months are incomplete.
(3) Based on unadjusted cumulative data to current work month vis-a-vis equivalent period in preceding year.
SOURCE: Central Bureau of Statistics, Bank of Israel computations.