West Bank and Gaza Strip   

Economic and Financial Data

 

National Summary Data Page 

 

  

Date of last update:

07/04/2021

 

 

The Data shown on this page compiled by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Palestine Monetary Authority, Ministry of Finance and Palestine Exchange.

 

 

 (REAL SECTOR, FISCAL SECTOR, FINANCIAL SECTOR, EXTERNAL SECTOR, SOCIO-demographic)

 

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REAL SECTOR

1- National Accounts

 

 

 

 

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A- GDP at Current Prices, by Expenditure Approach 1

US$ Million

Q4/20

4,068.1 3,865.4

 

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

4,622.0 4,323.7

 

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

3,415.9 3,284.4  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

1,076.2 916.6  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

129.9 122.7  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q4/20

989.3 887.7

 

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q4/20

-1,502.8 -1,350.7  

Exports

US$ Million

Q4/20

761.5 659.8  

Imports

US$ Million

Q4/20

2,264.3 2,010.5  
Net Errors and Omission

US$ Million

Q4/20

-40.4 4.7  

B- GDP at Constant Prices, by Expenditure Approach 1, (2015 is the base year)

US$ Million

Q4/20

3,540.6 3,506.2  

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

3,964.9 3,851.7  

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

2,938.6 2,932.9  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

915.0 809.3  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q4/20

111.3 109.5  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q4/20

838.8 780.1  

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q4/20

-1,228.7 -1,129.6  

Exports

US$ Million

Q4/20

727.2 652.5  

Imports

US$ Million

Q4/20

1,955.9 1,782.1  
 Net Errors and Omission     US$ Million

Q4/20

-34.4 4.0  

2-Industrial Production Index (Base Year 2019=100)

Index

Feb/21

99.07 101.54

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Note:

1.    The base year of Industrial Production Index has been updated to be 2019.

2.    The base year of IPI for 12/2020 was changed to be 2019 for monthly comparison purposes.

3- Labor Market Indicators

 

 

 

 

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Employment

thousands of persons

Q4/20

997 937

 

Unemployment

percentage of labor force

Q4/20

23.4 28.5

 

Wages/Earnings

monthly average (NIS)

Q4/20

3,614 3,531

 

4- Price Indices

 

 

 

 

 

Consumer Prices Index (Base year 2018=100)

Index

Feb/21

101.06

100.74

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Producer Prices Index (Base Year 2019 = 100)

Index

Feb/21

94.71

93.45

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Note:

1.     The base year of Producer Price Index has been updated to be 2019.

2.     The PPI for 12/2020 was re-calculated using the new methodology for monthly comparison purposes.

SDDS Data Category and Component

Unit
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FISCAL SECTOR

1- General Government Operations

 

2019

   

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Revenue

US$ Million

2019 4,428.4 4,453.2  

Taxes

US$ Million

2019 3,251.6 3,126.8  

Social contributions

US$ Million

2019 0.8 0.7  

Grants

US$ Million

2019 521.9 673.9  

Other revenues

US$ Million

2019 654.1 651.8  

Expense

US$ Million

2019 4,578.7 4,370.1  

Compensation of employees

US$ Million

2019 2,236.0 2,082.2  

Use of goods and services

US$ Million

2019 957.0 988.2  

Consumption of fixed capital

US$ Million

2019 11.5 10.9  

Interest

US$ Million

2019 65.3 65.8  

Subsidies

US$ Million

2019 40.6 12.0  

Grants

US$ Million

2019 9.9 3.4  

Social benefits

US$ Million

2019 1,147.8 1,087.0  

Other expense

US$ Million

2019 110.5 120.6  

2- Central Government Operations 2

 

 

 

 

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Revenues

NIS Million

Feb/21

1,194.1 1,222.3  

Expenditure

NIS Million

Feb/21

985.3 193.3  

Balance (Deficit/Surplus)

NIS Million

Feb/21

208.8 1029.0  

Aggregate Financing

NIS Million

Feb/21

-178.7 -1017.6  

* Domestic Financing

NIS Million

Feb/21

-118.1 -952.0  

- Bank

NIS Million

Feb/21

-118.1 -952.0  

- Non bank

NIS Million

Feb/21

0.0 0.0  

* Foreign Financing

NIS Million

Feb/21

0.0 0.0  

* Residual

NIS Million

Feb/21

0.1 1.3  

3- Central Government Debt 2

       

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Total

NIS Million

Feb/21

11,810.1 11,743.3  

Residency

 

 

     

- Domestic

NIS Million

Feb/21

7,436.0 7,406.4  

- Foreign

NIS Million

Feb/21

4,374.1 4,336.9  

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FINANCIAL SECTOR

1- Depository corporations survey—formerly Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector

 

 

 

 

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Broad Money Liabilities

US$ Million

Feb/21

14,310.95 14,290.77  

Domestic Claims

US$ Million

Feb/21

10,043.62 10,082.08

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Feb/21

1,843.40 1,877.37

 

* Claims on other resident sectors

US$ Million

Feb/21

8,200.22 8,204.71

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Feb/21

73.72 74.16  

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Feb/21

20.00 19.94

 

 ** Public no financial corporations

US$ Million

Feb/21

0.00 0.00  

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Feb/21

8,106.50 8,110.61

 

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Feb/21

6,557.01 6,485.19

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Feb/21

7,321.89 7,253.47

 

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Feb/21

-764.89 -768.28

 

2- Central Bank Survey—formerly Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank

 

 

 

 

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Monetary base

US$ Million

Feb/21

1840.92 1790.43

 

Claims on other Depository Corporations

 US$ Million

Feb/21

797.00 765.35

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Feb/21

-9.80 -9.79

 

* Claims on all other resident sectors

US$ Million

Feb/21

6.04 6.03

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Feb/21

0.02 0.03

 

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Feb/21

0.00 0.00  

 ** Public non financial corporations

US$ Million

Feb/21

0.00 0.00

 

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Feb/21

6.02 6.00  

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Feb/21

1191.33 1172.02

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Feb/21

1191.33 1172.02  

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Feb/21

0.00 0.00

 

3- Interest Rates 3

 

 

 

 

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4- Stock Market: Share Price Index

(Al Quds Index )Point

Daily

 

 

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EXTERNAL SECTOR

1-Balance of Payments

       

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Current Account

 US$ Million

Q4/20

-292

-199.9  

  Goods: Exports

 US$ Million

Q4/20

541

469.0  

  Goods: Imports

 US$ Million

Q4/20

1817 1613.0  

  Services: Exports

 US$ Million

Q4/20

220

190.8

 

  Services: Imports

 US$ Million

Q4/20

448

397.5  

  Income: Credit

 US$ Million

Q4/20

775

737.4  

  Income: Debit

 US$ Million

Q4/20

34

40.7  

  Current transfers: Credit

 US$ Million

Q4/20

556

542.6

 

  Current transfers: Debit

 US$ Million

Q4/20

86

88.5  

Capital Account

 US$ Million

Q4/20

117

84.0  

  Capital account: Credit

 US$ Million

Q4/20

117

84.0  

  Capital account: Debit

 US$ Million

Q4/20

0 0.0  

Financial Account

 US$ Million

Q4/20

266

-61.7  

  Direct investment abroad

 US$ Million

Q4/20

-1 5.1  

  Direct investment in reporting economy

 US$ Million

Q4/20

-58

56.3

 

  Portfolio investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q4/20

28

86.3  

  Portfolio investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q4/20

42

-32.6  

  Financial derivatives: Assets

 US$ Million

Q4/20

0.0 0.0  

  Financial derivatives: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q4/20

0.0 0.0  

  Other investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q4/20

288

-265.2  

  Other investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q4/20

37

14.7  

Reserve assets

 US$ Million

Q4/20

-71

73.7  

Net errors and omissions

 US$ Million

Q4/20

-91

177.6

 

2- Official reserve assets

US$ Million

Mar/21

733.4 724.6

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* Foreign currency reserves

US$ Million

Mar/21

622.7 613.8

 

* Other reserve assets

US$ Million

Mar/21

110.7 110.9

 

3- Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

US$ Million

Feb/21

724.6 711.6

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4- Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)

 

 

 

 

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* Trade balance

US$ Million

Jan/21

- 390.1 - 387.1  

- Merchandise exports (f.o.b.)

US$ Million

Jan/21

101.8 128.3  

- Merchandise imports (c.i.f.)

US$ Million

Jan/21

491.9 515.4  

5- International investment position (IIP)

   

 

 

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*Assets

US$ Million

Q4/20

8,289 7,827  

 ** Direct investment abroad

US$ Million

Q4/20

254 253  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q4/20

1,276 1,305  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q4/20

372 369  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q4/20

904 936  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q4/20

6,062 5,644  

 ** Reserve assets

US$ Million

Q4/20

697 625  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q4/20

0.0 0.0  

*Liabilities

US$ Million

Q4/20

5,430 5,395  

 ** Direct investment in the reporting economy

US$ Million

Q4/20

2,716 2,760  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q4/20

668 626  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q4/20

668 626  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q4/20

0.0 0.0  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q4/20

2,046 2,009  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q4/20

0.0

0.0

 

6- External  Debt

 NIS Million

Feb/21

4,374.1 4,336.9

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7- Exchange Rate

 

Daily

 

 

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SOCIO-demographic

1- Population

 persons

2019

4,976,684

4,854,013

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Footnotes:

1 The data for the Palestinian Territory excludes those parts of Jerusalem which were annexed by Israel in 1967.

2 The data covers budgetary while the data for Palestinian Pension under processing.

3 No National Currency, No Central Bank Rate, No Government Securities Rate.