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Household Budget
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Average Monthly Household Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in Palestine (average household size 5.5 persons) 5 Years
2017

934.9

Average Monthly Household Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in West Bank (average household size 5.2 persons) 5 Years
2017

1143.6

Average Monthly Household Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in Gaza Strip (average household size 6.1 persons) 5 Years
2017

556.0

Average Monthly Per Capita Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in Palestine 5 Years
2017

169.5

Average Monthly Per Capita Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in West Bank 5 Years
2017

220.1

Average Monthly Per Capita Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in Gaza Strip 5 Years
2017

91.2

Poverty Rates Among Individuals According to Monthly Consumption Patterns in Palestine (%) 5 Years 2017

29.2

Poverty Rates Among Individuals According to Monthly Consumption Patterns in West Bank  (%) 5 Years
2017

13.9

Poverty Rates Among Individuals According to Monthly Consumption Patterns in Gaza Strip (%) 5 Years
2017

53.0

Deep Poverty Rate Among Individuals According to Monthly Consumption Patterns in Palestine

5 Years
2017

16.8

Deep Poverty Rate Among Individuals According to Monthly Consumption Patterns in West Bank

5 Years
2017

5.8

Deep Poverty Rate Among Individuals According to Monthly Consumption Patterns in Gaza Strip

5 Years
2017

33.8

       
Health
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Number of hospitals Annually 2017 83
Doctors per 1000 population Annually 2017 1.8
Beds per 1000 Annually 2017 1.3
       
Education
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Illiteracy rate for persons aged 15 years and above Annually 2018 2.8%
Number of Schools Annually 2017/2018 2,998
Number of Schools teachers Annually 2017/2018 56,668
Number of students at schools Annually 2017/2018 1,253,238
       
Culture
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Number of mosques Annually 2017 3,138
Number of theaters Annually 2018 16
Number of museums Annually 2018 33
Number of cultural centers Annually 2018 597
       
Information Society
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Percentage of households own Computer(Desktop or laptop or Ipad/Tablet) Every 4 years 2018 36.9
Percentage of households  have internet at home Every 4 years 2018 64.5
Percentage of households  have one or more mobile phone lines Every 4 years 2018 96.4
Percentage of individuals (18 years and above)  use computer Every 4 years 2018 85.3
Percentage of individuals  (18 years and above) use  internet Every 4 years 2018 64.4
       
Population

Indicator

Periodicity

Year

Value

Total Population

Annually

Palestine


2019

4,976,684

West Bank


2019

2,986,714

Gaza Strip


2019

1,989,970

Sex Ratio

Annually

Palestine


2019

103.5

West Bank


2019

104.0

Gaza Strip


2019

102.8

Total Fertility Rate

Annually

Palestine


2011-2013

4.1

West Bank


2011-2013

3.7

Gaza Strip


2011-2013

4.5

Crude Birth Rate

Annually

Palestine


2019

30.2

West Bank


2019

27.7

Gaza Strip


2019

33.9

Crude Death Rate

Annually

Palestine


2019

3.7

West Bank


2019

3.9

Gaza Strip


2019

3.5

Growth Rate

Annually

Palestine


2019

2.5

West Bank


2019

2.2

Gaza Strip


2019

2.9

Percentage of (0-14) years

Annually

Palestine


2019

38.4

West Bank


2019

36.4

Gaza Strip


2019

41.5

Percentage of Youth (15-29) years

Annually

Palestine


2019

28.9

West Bank


2019

29.0

Gaza Strip


2019

28.8

Percentage of Elderly 60 + year

Annually

Palestine


2019

5.2

West Bank


2019

5.7

Gaza Strip


2019

4.4


Labour
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Labour Force Participation Rate (for persons 15 years and above) Annually
           Both Sexes   2016 45.8
           Males   2016 71.6
           Females   2016 19.3
Unemployment (for persons 15 years and above) Annually
           Both Sexes   2016 26.9
           Males   2016 22.2
                  West Bank   2016 15.5
                  Gaza Strip   2016 34.4
           Females   2016 44.7
                  West Bank   2016 29.8
                  Gaza Strip   2016 65.2
Average net daily wage of employees working in the PT (US$) Annually
           Males   2016 29.7
           Females   2016 21.7
Employed Persons by Economic Activity Annually
           Agriculture, fishing and forestry   2016 7.4
           Mining, quarrying and manufacturing   2016 13.4
           Construction   2016 16.5
           Commerce, restaurant and hotels   2016 20.9
           Transportation, storage and telecommunication   2016 6.3
           Services and other branches   2016 35.5
Employed Persons by Place of Work Annually
           Palestinian Territory   2016 88.0
           Israel and Settlements   2016 12.0
       
Price and Price indices
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Consumer Price Index CPI in Palestine in 2018 (base year 2010 = 100) Annually 2018 110.77
Percent Change in the CPI in Palestine in 2018 Compared to 2017 Annually 2018 -0.19%
Producer Price Index PPI in Palestine in 2018 (base Month December  2015 = 100) Annually 2018 103.39
Percent change in PPI in Palestine in 2018 Compared to 2017 Annually 2018 2.22%
Wholesale Price Index WPI in Palestine in 2018 (base Year 2007 = 100) Annually 2018 125.47
Percent change in WPI in Palestine in 2018 Compared to 2017 Annually 2018 1.05%
Construction Cost Index CCI in the West Bank in 2018 (base Year  2013 = 100) Annually 2018 105.84
Percent change in CCI in the West Bank in  2018 Compared to 2017 Annually 2018 1.63%
Road Cost Index RCI in the West Bank in 2018 (base Month December  2008 = 100) Annually 2018 110.08
Percent change in RCI in the West Bank in 2018 Compared to 2017 Annually 2018 1.88%
Water Networks Cost Index WNCI in the West Bank in 2018 (base Month January  2010 = 100) Annually 2018 113.9
Percent change in WNCI in the West Bank in 2018 Compared to  2017
Annually 2018 1.77%
Sewage Networks Cost Index SNCI in the West Bank in 2018 (base Month January  2010 = 100) Annually 2018 109.51
Percent change in SNCI in the West Bank in 2018 Compared to 2017 Annually 2018 0.82%
Industrial Production Index IPI in Palestine in 2018  (base Month December  2015 = 100) Annually 2018 103.59
Percent change in the IPI in Palestine in 2018 Compared to Base year 2017 Annually 2018 -3.94%
       
Housing Conditions
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Average number of rooms in housing units Annually 2017 3.6
Average number of persons per room (housing density) Annually 2017 1.4
Hotels  
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Room occupancy rate Annually 2018 22.0
Bed occupancy rate  Annually 2018 30.9
Land Use
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Forest and Wooded Land Annually 2011 1.68%
Cultivated Area (Km2) Annually 2011 931.5
Water
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Available quantities of water (MCM) Annually 2017 375.2
Households connected to the water network Every 2 years 2015 93.3
Environment  
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Percentage of Educational Establishments connected to public water network Every 2 years 2016 95.9
Percentage of Health care centres connected to public water network Every 2 years 2014 93.0
Percentage of Educational Establishments connected to Wastewater network Every 2 years 2016 48.1
Percentage of Health care centres connected to Wastewater network Every 2 years 2014 45.3
Households connected to the wastewater network Every 2 years 2015 53.9
Solid Waste Quantity in Palestine (1000 Ton) Annually 2016 1698
Maximum Temperature C Annually 2016 31.7
Minimum Temperature C Annually 2016 12.9
Maximum Relative Humidity (%) Annually 2016 71
Minimum Relative Humidity (%) Annually 2016 42
Maximum Quantity of Rainfall (mm) Annually 2016 681.2
Minimum Quantity of Rainfall(mm) Annually 2016 107.4
Maximum Wind Speed (Km/hour) Annually 2016 5.5
Minimum Wind Speed (Km/hour) Annually 2016 2.0
Quantity of CO2 (Million Ton) Every 2 years 2016 4.6
CO2 Per Capita (Ton/Capita/Year) Every 2 years 2016 0.964
Agriculture  
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Cultivated Area of Horticulture Tree Annually 2010/2011 659.9
Cultivated Area of Vegetables Annually 2010/2011 129.6
Cultivated Area of Field Crops Annually 2010/2011 245.4
Number of Cattle Annually 2013 33,980
Number of Sheep Annually 2013 730,894
Number of Goats Annually 2013 215,335
Number of Broilers Annually 2012/2013 3,1515,383
Number of Layers Annually 2012/2013 1,776,778
Number of Beehives Annually 2013 46,226
       
Census
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Establishment  
        Number of Establishments in West bank and Gaza strip by main Economic Activity 5 Years 2012 144,969
         Mining & quarrying 5 Years
                 West bank   2012 258
                 Gaza strip   2012 24
        Manufacturing 5 Years
                 West bank   2012 13,028
                 Gaza strip   2012 4,889
         Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 5 Years
                 West bank   2012 83
                 Gaza strip   2012 13
         Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 5 Years
                 West bank   2012 300
                 Gaza strip   2012 430
        Construction 5 Years
                West bank   2012 429
                Gaza strip   2012 203
        Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 5 Years
                West bank   2012 49,642
                Gaza strip   2012 24,437
         Accommodation and food service activities 5 Years
                West bank   2012 5,006
                Gaza strip   2012 1,890
         Transportation and storage 5 Years
                West bank   2012 1,922
                Gaza strip   2012 2,124
         Information and communication 5 Years
                West bank   2012 691
                Gaza strip   2012 316
         Financial and insurance activities 5 Years
               West bank   2012 800
               Gaza strip   2012 327
         Real estate activities 5 Years
               West bank   2012 209
               Gaza strip   2012 125
         Professional, scientific and technical activities 5 Years
               West bank   2012 2,971
               Gaza strip   2012 1,042
         Administrative and support service activities 5 Years
               West bank   2012 1,244
               Gaza strip   2012 747
         Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 5 Years
               West bank   2012 1,384
               Gaza strip   2012 222
        Education 5 Years
               West bank   2012 4,081
               Gaza strip   2012 1,568
        Human health and social work activities 5 Years
               West bank   2012 4,316
               Gaza strip   2012 1,477
        Arts, entertainment and recreation 5 Years
               West bank   2012 1,630
               Gaza strip   2012 622
         Other service activities 5 Years
               West bank   2012 10,143
               Gaza strip   2012 6,013
         Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods- and services-                 producing activities of households for own use 5 Years
               West bank   2012 6
               Gaza strip   2012 -
         Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies 5 Years
               West bank   2012 248
               Gaza strip   2012 109
       
 Geography and Climate Conditions
Region Location Land area Climate
Historical Palestine Central of  West Asia, Middle East

27 Thousand sq. Km

The climate of the Mediterranean region, warm to hot dry summers, cold rainy winters.
West bank Middle East, West of Jordan 5,660 sq. Km Temperate, temperature and precipitation vary with altitude, warm to hot dry summers, cool to mild rainy winters
Gaza strip

Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea

365 sq. Km Temperate, mild rainy winter, dry warm to hot summers
 
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