West Bank and Gaza Strip   

Economic and Financial Data

 

National Summary Data Page 

 

  

Date of last update:

06/12/2018

 

 

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

Q2/18

3,559.50 3,689.90

 

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

4,162.80 4,160.40

 

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

3,120.90 3,029.80  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

904.30 977.5  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

137.60 153.1  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q2/18

837.30 876.7

 

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q2/18

-1,427.20 -1,359.30  

Exports

US$ Million

Q2/18

714.30 713  

Imports

US$ Million

Q2/18

2,141.50 2,072.30  
Net Errors and Omission

US$ Million

Q2/18

-13.40 12.1  

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

US$ Million

Q2/18

3,351.30 3,377.60  

Final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

3,840.50 3,735.0  

Household Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

2,874.60 2,718.8  

Government Final Consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

837.40 878.3  

NPISH final consumption

US$ Million

Q2/18

128.50 137.9  

Gross Capital Formation

US$ Million

Q2/18

770.60 785.3  

Net Exports of goods and services

US$ Million

Q2/18

-1,247.30 -1,153.6  

Exports

US$ Million

Q2/18

706.70 688.3  

Imports

US$ Million

Q2/18

1,954.00 1,841.9  
 Net Errors and Omission  US$ Million

Q2/18

-12.50 10.9  

2-Industrial Production Index

Index

Oct/18

106.60 109.96

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3- Labor Market Indicators

 

 

 

 

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Employment

thousands of persons

Q3/18

961 922

 

Unemployment

percentage of labor force

Q3/18

31.7 32.4

 

Wages/Earnings

monthly average (NIS)

Q3/18

3,254 3,171

 

4- Price Indices

 

 

 

 

 

Consumer Prices Index

Index

Oct/18

111.46

111.05

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Producer Prices Index

Index

Oct/18

103.77 105.03

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FISCAL SECTOR

1- General Government Operations

 

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Revenue

US$ Million

2017 4,733.5 4,712.9  

Taxes

US$ Million

2017 3,406.1 3,197.6  

Social contributions

US$ Million

2017 1.1 1.5  

Grants

US$ Million

2017 726.9 800.6  

Other revenues

US$ Million

2017 599.5 713.3  

Expense

US$ Million

2017 4,715.8 4,315.7  

Compensation of employees

US$ Million

2017 2,469.6 2,352.0  

Use of goods and services

US$ Million

2017 1,012.6 833.0  

Consumption of fixed capital

US$ Million

2017 25.3 25.9  

Interest

US$ Million

2017 75.1 79.5  

Subsidies

US$ Million

2017 33.9 18.7  

Grants

US$ Million

2017 50.8 33.2  

Social benefits

US$ Million

2017 898.6 858.2  

Other expense

US$ Million

2017 149.7 115.3  

2- Central Government Operations 2

 

 

 

 

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Revenues

NIS Million

Oct/18

658.3 1,580.1

 

Expenditure

NIS Million

Oct/18

1,039.8 1,016.4

 

Balance (Deficit/Surplus)

NIS Million

Oct/18

-471.5 563.6

 

Aggregate Financing

NIS Million

Oct/18

-548.4 484.2

 

* Domestic Financing

NIS Million

Oct/18

548.4 -484.2

 

- Bank

NIS Million

Oct/18

525.9 -459.6

 

- Non bank

NIS Million

Oct/18

88.4 10.7

 

* Foreign Financing

NIS Million

Oct/18

88.4 10.7

 

* Residual

NIS Million

Oct/18

-18.1 -0.6  

3- Central Government Debt 2

       

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Total

NIS Million

Oct/18

8,631.4 8,569.8

 

Residency

 

 

   

 

- Domestic

NIS Million

Oct/18

4,808.4 4,785.5

 

- Foreign

NIS Million

Oct/18

3,823.0 3,784.3

 

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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

Oct/18

11,200.7 11,375.5  

Domestic Claims

US$ Million

Oct/18

8,228.7 8,119.0

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Oct/18

875.7 737.0

 

* Claims on other resident sectors

US$ Million

Oct/18

7,353.0 7,382.0

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Oct/18

55.4 55.2  

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Oct/18

8.8 8.5

 

 ** Public no financial corporations

US$ Million

Oct/18

0.0 0.0  

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Oct/18

7,280.0 7,309.8

 

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Oct/18

4,698.6 4,919.7

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Oct/18

5,293.1 5,516.1

 

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Oct/18

-594.5 -596.4

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Monetary base

US$ Million

Oct/18

1400.00 1425.35

 

Claims on other Depository Corporations

 US$ Million

Oct/18

661.57 683.34

 

* Net claims on central government

US$ Million

Oct/18

1.96 1.97

 

* Claims on all other resident sectors

US$ Million

Oct/18

4.10 4.14

 

 ** Other financial corporations

US$ Million

Oct/18

0.19 0.20

 

 ** State And Local Government

US$ Million

Oct/18

0 0  

 ** Public no financial corporations

US$ Million

Oct/18

0 0

 

 ** Private Sector

US$ Million

Oct/18

3.91 3.94  

Net foreign position

US$ Million

Oct/18

857.95 860.02

 

* Total foreign assets

US$ Million

Oct/18

857.95 860.02  

* Total foreign liabilities

US$ Million

Oct/18

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

Q2/18

-373.3 -442.1  

  Goods: Exports

 US$ Million

Q2/18

563.9 562.8  

  Goods: Imports

 US$ Million

Q2/18

1,742.8 1,686.4  

  Services: Exports

 US$ Million

Q2/18

150.2 150.2  

  Services: Imports

 US$ Million

Q2/18

398.8 385.9  

  Income: Credit

 US$ Million

Q2/18

645.4 604.6  

  Income: Debit

 US$ Million

Q2/18

41.7 35.7  

  Current transfers: Credit

 US$ Million

Q2/18

542.1 439.7  

  Current transfers: Debit

 US$ Million

Q2/18

91.9 91.4  

Capital Account

 US$ Million

Q2/18

77.8 95.2  

  Capital account: Credit

 US$ Million

Q2/18

77.8 95.2  

  Capital account: Debit

 US$ Million

Q2/18

0.0 0.0  

Financial Account

 US$ Million

Q2/18

210.5 517.1  

  Direct investment abroad

 US$ Million

Q2/18

39.5 33.6  

  Direct investment in reporting economy

 US$ Million

Q2/18

71.0 34.5  

  Portfolio investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q2/18

-265.6 -70.4  

  Portfolio investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q2/18

-157.8 174.4  

  Financial derivatives: Assets

 US$ Million

Q2/18

0.0 0.0  

  Financial derivatives: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q2/18

0.0 0.0  

  Other investment: Assets

 US$ Million

Q2/18

592.5 530.7  

  Other investment: Liabilities

 US$ Million

Q2/18

-97.9 -79.1  

Reserve assets

 US$ Million

Q2/18

28.8 -106.6  

Net errors and omissions

 US$ Million

Q2/18

85.0 -170.2  

2- Official reserve assets

US$ Million

Nov/18

505.6 507.2

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* Foreign currency reserves

US$ Million

Nov/18

402.5 404.4

 

* Other reserve assets

US$ Million

Nov/18

103.0 102.8

 

3- Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

US$ Million

Oct/18

507.2 484.8

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4- Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)

 

 

 

 

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* Trade balance

US$ Million

Sep/18

- 379.2 - 404.6  

- Merchandise exports (f.o.b.)

US$ Million

Sep/18

81.9 89.0  

- Merchandise imports (c.i.f.)

US$ Million

Sep/18

461.1 493.6  

5- International investment position (IIP)

   

 

 

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*Assets

US$ Million

Q2/18

6,413 6,211  

 ** Direct investment abroad

US$ Million

Q2/18

349 388  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q2/18

1,402 1,122  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q2/18

416 167  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q2/18

986 955  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q2/18

4,137 4,148  

 ** Reserve assets

US$ Million

Q2/18

525 553  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q2/18

0.0 0.0  

*Liabilities

US$ Million

Q2/18

4,921 5,157  

 ** Direct investment in the reporting economy

US$ Million

Q2/18

2,705 2,683  

 ** Portfolio investment

US$ Million

Q2/18

681 839  

   *** Equity securities

US$ Million

Q2/18

681 839  

   *** Debt securities

US$ Million

Q2/18

0.0 0.0  

 ** Other investment

US$ Million

Q2/18

1,535 1,635  

 ** Financial derivatives

US$ Million

Q2/18

0.0

0.0

 

6- External  Debt

 NIS Million

Oct/18

3,823.0 3,784.3

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7- Exchange Rate

 

Daily

 

 

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SOCIO-demographic

1- Population

 persons

2017

4,780,978

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.