West Bank and Gaza Strip   

Economic and Financial Data

 

National Summary Data Page 

 

  

Date of last update:

30/09/2020

 

 

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

Q1/20

4,224.9 4,441.5

 

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

4,632.7 4,879.0

 

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

3,702.4 3,815.8  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

789.3 922.4  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

141.0 140.8  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q1/20

1,033.4 1,185.4

 

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q1/20

-1,478.9 -1,556.3  

Exports

US$ Million

Q1/20

554.1 720.5  

Imports

US$ Million

Q1/20

2,033.0 2,276.8  
Net Errors and Omission

US$ Million

Q1/20

37.7 -66.6  

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

US$ Million

Q1/20

3,820.4 4,016.4  

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

4,158.2 4,365.0  

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

3,329.4 3,419.6  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

702.0 818.7  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q1/20

126.8 126.7  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q1/20

934.2 1,056.4  

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q1/20

-1,305.8 -1,346.1  

Exports

US$ Million

Q1/20

538.1 706.2  

Imports

US$ Million

Q1/20

1,843.9 2,052.3  
 Net Errors and Omission     US$ Million

Q1/20

33.8 -58.9  

2-Industrial Production Index (Base Year 2018=100)

Index

Jul/20

142.60 133.56

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3- Labor Market Indicators

 

 

 

 

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Employment

thousands of persons

Q2/20

889 1,010

 

Unemployment

percentage of labor force

Q2/20

26.6 25.0

 

Wages/Earnings

monthly average (NIS)

Q2/20

3,136 3,395

 

4- Price Indices

 

 

 

 

 

Consumer Prices Index (Base year 2018=100)

Index

Aug/20

99.72

99.69

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Producer Prices Index (Base Year 2018 = 100)

Index

Aug/20

93.75

93.10

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Unit
Description

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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

Jul/20

266.5 258.0  

Expenditure

NIS Million

Jul/20

1309.7 49.7  

Balance (Deficit/Surplus)

NIS Million

Jul/20

-1088.2 161.1  

Aggregate Financing

NIS Million

Jul/20

1088.2 -161.1  

* Domestic Financing

NIS Million

Jul/20

1031.0 -186.4  

- Bank

NIS Million

Jul/20

1031.0 -186.4  

- Non bank

NIS Million

Jul/20

0.0 0.0  

* Foreign Financing

NIS Million

Jul/20

99.4 67.4  

* Residual

NIS Million

Jul/20

3.6 4.4  

3- Central Government Debt 2

       

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Total

NIS Million

Jul/20

11,011.6 10,629.5  

Residency

 

 

     

- Domestic

NIS Million

Jul/20

6,566.0 6,164.3  

- Foreign

NIS Million

Jul/20

4,445.6 4,465.2  

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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

Aug/20

13,099.81 12,753.53  

Domestic Claims

US$ Million

Aug/20

9,864.13 9,875.98

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Aug/20

1,633.52 1,655.40

 

* Claims on other resident sectors

US$ Million

Aug/20

8,230.61 8,220.59

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Aug/20

65.01 58.97  

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Aug/20

18.94 18.07

 

 ** Public no financial corporations

US$ Million

Aug/20

8.36 8.13  

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Aug/20

8,138.29 8,135.42

 

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Aug/20

5,267.09 4,870.18

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Aug/20

6,051.11 5,686.35

 

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Aug/20

-784.03 -816.17

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Monetary base

US$ Million

Aug/20

1614.88 1630.98

 

Claims on other Depository Corporations

 US$ Million

Aug/20

653.81 684.75

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Aug/20

18.18 8.59

 

* Claims on all other resident sectors

US$ Million

Aug/20

4.72 4.61

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Aug/20

0.07 0.09

 

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Aug/20

0.00 0.00  

 ** Public non financial corporations

US$ Million

Aug/20

0.00 0.00

 

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Aug/20

4.65 4.53  

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Aug/20

1099.20 1093.01

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Aug/20

1099.20 1093.01  

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Aug/20

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

Q1/20

-348.7 -412.6  

  Goods: Exports

 US$ Million

Q1/20

393.8 512.1  

  Goods: Imports

 US$ Million

Q1/20

1631.0 1826.7  

  Services: Exports

 US$ Million

Q1/20

160.2

208.3

 

  Services: Imports

 US$ Million

Q1/20

401.9 450.2  

  Income: Credit

 US$ Million

Q1/20

723.7 728.5  

  Income: Debit

 US$ Million

Q1/20

39.1 43.4  

  Current transfers: Credit

 US$ Million

Q1/20

532.1

542.0

 

  Current transfers: Debit

 US$ Million

Q1/20

86.5 83.2  

Capital Account

 US$ Million

Q1/20

71.8 105.2  

  Capital account: Credit

 US$ Million

Q1/20

71.8 105.2  

  Capital account: Debit

 US$ Million

Q1/20

0.0 0.0  

Financial Account

 US$ Million

Q1/20

484.2 443.8  

  Direct investment abroad

 US$ Million

Q1/20

6.8 1.3  

  Direct investment in reporting economy

 US$ Million

Q1/20

-6.6

46.9

 

  Portfolio investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q1/20

29.9 -34.1  

  Portfolio investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q1/20

-6.3 1.1  

  Financial derivatives: Assets

 US$ Million

Q1/20

0.0 0.0  

  Financial derivatives: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q1/20

0.0 0.0  

  Other investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q1/20

455.9 353.3  

  Other investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q1/20

84.9 131.0  

Reserve assets

 US$ Million

Q1/20

-80.4 -55.7  

Net errors and omissions

 US$ Million

Q1/20

-207.3

-136.4

 

2- Official reserve assets

US$ Million

Aug/20

683.3 682.6

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* Foreign currency reserves

US$ Million

Aug/20

573.8 573.1

 

* Other reserve assets

US$ Million

Aug/20

109.5 109.4

 

3- Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

US$ Million

Aug/20

683.3 682.6

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4- Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)

 

 

 

 

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* Trade balance

US$ Million

Mar/20

- 335.3 - 341.7  

- Merchandise exports (f.o.b.)

US$ Million

Mar/20

66.3 79.5  

- Merchandise imports (c.i.f.)

US$ Million

Mar/20

401.6 421.2  

5- International investment position (IIP)

   

 

 

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*Assets

US$ Million

Q1/20

7,253 7,549  

 ** Direct investment abroad

US$ Million

Q1/20

311 318  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q1/20

1,377 1,405  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q1/20

382 396  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q1/20

995 1,009  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q1/20

4,826 5,168  

 ** Reserve assets

US$ Million

Q1/20

739 658  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q1/20

0.0 0.0  

*Liabilities

US$ Million

Q1/20

5,490 5,451  

 ** Direct investment in the reporting economy

US$ Million

Q1/20

2,738 2,777  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q1/20

707 714  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q1/20

707 714  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q1/20

0.0 0.0  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q1/20

2,045 1,960  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q1/20

0.0

0.0

 

6- External  Debt

 NIS Million

Jul/20

4,445.6 4,465.2

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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.