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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 2018 82
Doctors per 1000 population Annually 2018 2.09
Beds per 1000 Annually 2018 1.33
       
Education
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Illiteracy rate for persons aged 15 years and above Annually 2019 2.6%
Number of Schools Annually 2019/2020 3,074
Number of Schools teachers Annually 2019/2020 58,470
Number of students at schools Annually 2019/2020 1,309,165
       
Culture
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Number of mosques Annually 2019 3,434
Number of theaters Annually 2019 17
Number of museums Annually 2019 34
Number of cultural centers Annually 2019 566
       
Information Society
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Percentage of Households That Have Fixed Telephone Line Not Dertmined 2019 31.2
Percentage of Households That Have Mobile Phone Not Dertmined 2019 97.3
Percentage of Households That Have Smart Phone Not Dertmined 2019 86.2
Percentage of Households That Have Computer (Desktop,laptop,tablet)
Not Dertmined 2019 33.2
Percentage of Households That Have Internet Access at Home Not Dertmined 2019 79.6
Percentage of Individuals (18 years and Above) Who Use the Internet Not Dertmined 2019 72.3
Percentage of Individuals (18 years and Above) Who Own Smart Phone Not Dertmined 2019 72.8
       
Population

Indicator

Periodicity

Year

Value

Total Population

Annually

Palestine


2020

5,101,152

West Bank


2020

3,053,183

Gaza Strip


2020

2,047,969

Sex Ratio

Annually

Palestine


2020

103.4

West Bank


2020

103.9

Gaza Strip


2020

102.7

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


2020

29.9

West Bank


2020

27.5

Gaza Strip


2020

33.4

Crude Death Rate

Annually

Palestine


2020

3.7

West Bank


2020

3.9

Gaza Strip


2020

3.4

Growth Rate

Annually

Palestine


2020

2.5

West Bank


2020

2.2

Gaza Strip


2020

2.9

Percentage of (0-14) years

Annually

Palestine


2020

38.1

West Bank


2020

36.1

Gaza Strip


2020

41.3

Percentage of Youth (15-29) years

Annually

Palestine


2020

28.7

West Bank


2020

28.8

Gaza Strip


2020

28.5

Percentage of Elderly 60 + year

Annually

Palestine


2020

5.3

West Bank


2020

5.8

Gaza Strip


2020

4.5


Labour
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Labour Force Participation Rate (for persons 15 years and above) Annually
           Both Sexes   2019 44.3
           Males   2019 69.6
           Females   2019 18.1
Unemployment (for persons 15 years and above) Annually
           Both Sexes   2019 25.3
           Males   2019 21.3
                  West Bank   2019 12.1
                  Gaza Strip   2019 39.5
           Females   2019 41.2
                  West Bank   2019 25.8
                  Gaza Strip   2019 63.7
Average net daily wage of employees working in the PT (US$) Annually
           Males   2019 30.2
           Females   2019 27
Employed Persons by Economic Activity Annually
           Agriculture, fishing and forestry   2019 6.1
           Mining, quarrying and manufacturing   2019 12.3
           Construction   2019 17.4
           Commerce, restaurant and hotels   2019 22.6
           Transportation, storage and telecommunication   2019 5.8
           Services and other branches   2019 35.8
Employed Persons by Place of Work Annually
           Palestinian Territory   2019 86.8
           Israel and Settlements   2019 13.2
       
Price and Price indices
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Consumer Price Index CPI in Palestine in 2019 (base year 2018 = 100) Annually 2019 101.58
Percent Change in the CPI in Palestine in 2019 Compared to 2018 Annually 2019 1.58%
Producer Price Index PPI in Palestine in 2019 (base year 2018 = 100)
Annually 2019 99.42
Percent change in PPI in Palestine in 2019 Compared to 2018 Annually 2019 -0.58%
Wholesale Price Index WPI in Palestine in 2019 (base Year 2007 = 100) Annually 2019 125.61
Percent change in WPI in Palestine in 2019 Compared to 2018 Annually 2019 0.11%
Construction Cost Index CCI in the West Bank in 2019 (base Year  2013 = 100) Annually 2019 105.81
Percent change in CCI in the West Bank in  2019 Compared to 2018 Annually 2019 -0.03%
Road Cost Index RCI in the West Bank in 2019 (base Month December  2008 = 100) Annually 2019 109.21
Percent change in RCI in the West Bank in 2019 Compared to 2018 Annually 2019 -0.79%
Water Networks Cost Index WNCI in the West Bank in 2019 (base Month January  2010 = 100) Annually 2019 113.55
Percent change in WNCI in the West Bank in 2019 Compared to  2018
Annually 2019 -0.31%
Sewage Networks Cost Index SNCI in the West Bank in 2019 (base Month January  2010 = 100) Annually 2019 109.78
Percent change in SNCI in the West Bank in 2019 Compared to 2018 Annually 2019 0.25%
Industrial Production Index IPI in Palestine in 2019 (base year 2018 = 100) Annually 2019 103.86
Percent change in the IPI in Palestine in 2019 Compared to Base year 2018 Annually 2019 3.86%
       
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 2019 44.5
Bed occupancy rate  Annually 2019 34.9
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 2018 389.5
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 2018 1755
Maximum Temperature C Annually 2019 32
Minimum Temperature C Annually 2019 13.2
Maximum Relative Humidity (%) Annually 2019 75
Minimum Relative Humidity (%) Annually 2019 43
Maximum Quantity of Rainfall (mm) Annually 2019 780
Minimum Quantity of Rainfall(mm) Annually 2019 137
Maximum Wind Speed (Km/hour) Annually 2019 9.9
Minimum Wind Speed (Km/hour) Annually 2019 3.8
Quantity of CO2 (Million Ton) Every 2 years 2018 4.53
CO2 Per Capita (Ton/Capita/Year) Every 2 years 2018 0.93
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 2017 158,590
         Mining & quarrying 5 Years
                 West bank   2017 302
                 Gaza strip   2017 24
        Manufacturing 5 Years
                 West bank   2017 15,110
                 Gaza strip   2017 4,692
         Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 5 Years
                 West bank   2017 69
                 Gaza strip   2017 42
         Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 5 Years
                 West bank   2017 233
                 Gaza strip   2017 289
        Construction 5 Years
                West bank   2017 591
                Gaza strip   2017 287
        Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 5 Years
                West bank   2017 54,618
                Gaza strip   2017 26,642
         Accommodation and food service activities 5 Years
                West bank   2017 1,216
                Gaza strip   2017 525
         Transportation and storage 5 Years
                West bank   2017 5,914
                Gaza strip   2017 2,390
         Information and communication 5 Years
                West bank   2017 629
                Gaza strip   2017 379
         Financial and insurance activities 5 Years
               West bank   2017 972
               Gaza strip   2017 415
         Real estate activities 5 Years
               West bank   2017 293
               Gaza strip   2017 119
         Professional, scientific and technical activities 5 Years
               West bank   2017 3,679
               Gaza strip   2017 1,294
         Administrative and support service activities 5 Years
               West bank   2017 1,360
               Gaza strip   2017 674
         Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 5 Years
               West bank   2017 1,266
               Gaza strip   2017 319
        Education 5 Years
               West bank   2017 4,464
               Gaza strip   2017 2,376
        Human health and social work activities 5 Years
               West bank   2017 5,103
               Gaza strip   2017 1,745
        Arts, entertainment and recreation 5 Years
               West bank   2017 2,097
               Gaza strip   2017 953
         Other service activities 5 Years
               West bank   2017 10,292
               Gaza strip   2017 6,785
         Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods- and services-                 producing activities of households for own use 5 Years
               West bank   2017 5
               Gaza strip   2017 0
         Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies 5 Years
               West bank   2017 231
               Gaza strip   2017 145
       
         Not stated 5 Years
               West bank   2017 44
               Gaza strip   2017 5
       
 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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