West Bank and Gaza Strip   

Economic and Financial Data

 

National Summary Data Page 

 

  

Date of last update:

14/11/2017

 

 

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

Q2/17

3,651.7 3,455.3

 

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

4,195.5 3,944.4

 

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

3,062.4 2,935.4  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

990.3 858.0  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

142.6 151.0  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q2/17

778.8 758.9

 

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q2/17

-1,268.9 -1,245.5  

Exports

US$ Million

Q2/17

692.8 639.0  

Imports

US$ Million

Q2/17

1,961.7 1,884.5  
Net Errors and Omission

US$ Million

Q2/17

-53.6 -2.5  

B- GDP at Constant Prices, by Expenditure Approach 1, (2004 is the base year)

US$ Million

Q2/17

2,053.7 1,999.2  

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

2,368.0 2,296.6  

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

1,724.9 1,704.4  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

561.3 502.4  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/17

81.8 89.8  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q2/17

432.8 433.1  

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q2/17

-716.6 -728.6  

Exports

US$ Million

Q2/17

448.6 427.0  

Imports

US$ Million

Q2/17

1,165.2 1,155.6  
 Net Errors and Omission  US$ Million

Q2/17

-30.9 -1.9  

2-Industrial Production Index

Index

Sep/17

108.94 124.42

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3- Labor Market Indicators

 

 

 

 

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Employment

thousands of persons

Q3/17

1,000 972

 

Unemployment

percentage of labor force

Q3/17

29.2 29

 

Wages/Earnings

monthly average (NIS)

Q3/17

2,989 2,968

 

4- Price Indices

 

 

 

 

 

Consumer Prices Index

Index

Oct/17

111.37

111.15

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Producer Prices Index

Index

Sep/17

99.45

103.72

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Unit
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FISCAL SECTOR

1- General Government Operations

 

2016

   

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Revenue

US$ Million

2016 4,712.9 4,112.2  

Taxes

US$ Million

2016 3,197.6 2,811.3  

Social contributions

US$ Million

2016 1.5 7.4  

Grants

US$ Million

2016

800.6 824.5  

Other revenues

US$ Million

2016 713.3 469.0  

Expense

US$ Million

2016 4,315.7 4,100.1  

Compensation of employees

US$ Million

2016 2,352.0 2,170.1  

Use of goods and services

US$ Million

2016 833.0 822.0  

Consumption of fixed capital

US$ Million

2016 25.9 48.1  

Interest

US$ Million

2016 79.5 93.4  

Subsidies

US$ Million

2016 18.7 12.2  

Grants

US$ Million

2016 33.2 47.4  

Social benefits

US$ Million

2016 858.2 802.5  

Other expense

US$ Million

2016 115.3 104.5  

2- Central Government Operations 2

 

 

 

 

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Revenues

NIS Million

Sep/17

417.4 1,580.5

 

Expenditure

NIS Million

Sep/17

198.0 1,964.0

 

Balance (Deficit/Surplus)

NIS Million

Sep/17

219.4 - 383.4

 

Aggregate Financing

NIS Million

Sep/17

172.5 - 469.4

 

* Domestic Financing

NIS Million

Sep/17

- 172.5 469.4

 

- Bank

NIS Million

Sep/17

- 277.0 435.4

 

- Non bank

NIS Million

Sep/17

0 0.0

 

* Foreign Financing

NIS Million

Sep/17

136.2 111.5

 

* Residual

NIS Million

Sep/17

- 32.5 -52.6  

3- Central Government Debt 2

       

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Total

NIS Million

Sep/17

8,952.3 9,004.6

 

Residency

 

 

   

 

- Domestic

NIS Million

Sep/17

5,283.7 5,294.7

 

- Foreign

NIS Million

Sep/17

3,668.6 3,709.9

 

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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

Sep/17

10,551.4 10,506.0  

Domestic Claims

US$ Million

Sep/17

7,423.1 7,391.4

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Sep/17

916.8 995.7

 

* Claims on other resident sectors

US$ Million

Sep/17

6,506.3 6,309.8

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Sep/17

8.0 8.1  

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Sep/17

2.4 0.9

 

 ** Public no financial corporations

US$ Million

Sep/17

8.2 6.8  

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Sep/17

6,487.7 6,379.9

 

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Sep/17

4,708.5 4,664.5

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Sep/17

5,462.0 5,454.0

 

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Sep/17

-753.5 -789.5

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Monetary base

US$ Million

Oct/17

1317.81 1297.57

 

Claims on other Depository Corporations

 US$ Million

Oct/17

562.09 575.83

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Oct/17

2.97 2.96

 

* Claims on all other resident sectors

US$ Million

Oct/17

3.57 8.06

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Oct/17

0 0

 

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Oct/17

0 0  

 ** Public no financial corporations

US$ Million

Oct/17

0 0

 

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Oct/17

3.44 7.93  

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Oct/17

857.93 823.59

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Oct/17

857.93 823.59  

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Oct/17

0 0

 

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

Q2/17

-467.4 -302.8  

  Goods: Exports

 US$ Million

Q2/17

520.5 480.1  

  Goods: Imports

 US$ Million

Q2/17

1,576.4 1,514.4  

  Services: Exports

 US$ Million

Q2/17

172.3 158.9  

  Services: Imports

 US$ Million

Q2/17

385.3 370.1  

  Income: Credit

 US$ Million

Q2/17

456.3 523.0  

  Income: Debit

 US$ Million

Q2/17

37.6 52.7  

  Current transfers: Credit

 US$ Million

Q2/17

453.7 544.9  

  Current transfers: Debit

 US$ Million

Q2/17

70.9 72.5  

Capital Account

 US$ Million

Q2/17

89.6 90.6  

  Capital account: Credit

 US$ Million

Q2/17

89.6 90.6  

  Capital account: Debit

 US$ Million

Q2/17

0.0 0.0  

Financial Account

 US$ Million

Q2/17

474.5 86.2  

  Direct investment abroad

 US$ Million

Q2/17

50.3 1.4  

  Direct investment in reporting economy

 US$ Million

Q2/17

8.4 53.5  

  Portfolio investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q2/17

-29.8 9.3  

  Portfolio investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q2/17

62.6 2.8  

  Financial derivatives: Assets

 US$ Million

Q2/17

0.0 0.0  

  Financial derivatives: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q2/17

0.0 0.0  

  Other investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q2/17

480.9 -184.7  

  Other investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q2/17

-59.9 312.5  

Reserve assets

 US$ Million

Q2/17

-38.0 -108.6  

Net errors and omissions

 US$ Million

Q2/17

-96.7 126.0  

2- Official reserve assets

US$ Million

Oct/17

456.6 446.3

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* Foreign currency reserves

US$ Million

Oct/17

354.2 343.8

 

* Other reserve assets

US$ Million

Oct/17

102.4 102.5

 

3- Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

US$ Million

Sep/17

446.3 436.5

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4- Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)

 

 

 

 

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* Trade balance

US$ Million

Aug/17

- 403.0 - 367.8  

- Merchandise exports (f.o.b.)

US$ Million

Aug/17

91.7 88.8  

- Merchandise imports (c.i.f.)

US$ Million

Aug/17

494.7 456.6  

5- International investment position (IIP)

   

 

 

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*Assets

US$ Million

Q2/17

6,204 6,547  

 ** Direct investment abroad

US$ Million

Q2/17

389 441  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q2/17

1,178 1,110  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q2/17

157 102  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q2/17

1,021 992  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q2/17

4,178 4,590  

 ** Reserve assets

US$ Million

Q2/17

459 422  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q2/17

0.0 0.0  

*Liabilities

US$ Million

Q2/17

5,102 5,132  

 ** Direct investment in the reporting economy

US$ Million

Q2/17

2,551 2,578  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q2/17

640 640  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q2/17

702 640  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q2/17

0.0 0.0  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q2/17

1,849 1,914  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q2/17

0.0

0.0

 

6- External  Debt

 NIS Million

Sep/17

3,668.6 3,709.9

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7- Exchange Rate

 

Daily

 

 

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SOCIO-demographic

1- Population

 persons

2017

4,952,168

4,816,503

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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.