Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Preliminary Estimates of Quarterly National Accounts
(second quarter 2017)
 Main Results

Increase in GDP at constant prices in Palestine* during the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to the parallel quarter (2nd quarter 2016)
Preliminary estimates at constant prices showed an increase of 1.1% in GDP in Palestine* during the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to the 2nd quarter 2016, (increase 1.3% in the West Bank* and increase 0.4% in Gaza Strip compared to the 2nd quarter 2016).  And it showed an increase of 2.7% in Palestine* compared to the 1st quarter 2017 at constant prices, meanwhile the base year is 2004. GDP for the 2nd quarter 2017 at constant prices was USD 1,572 million for the West Bank* and USD 481.3 million for Gaza Strip.

Gross Domestic Product Per Capita
GDP per Capita for Palestine* at constant prices was  USD 440.2 during the 2nd quarter 2017, it showed a decrease of 1.7% compared to the 2nd quarter 2016. As for the West Bank* it was USD 576 at constant prices during the 2nd quarter 2017, it showed a decrease by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to the 2nd quarter 2016, while for Gaza Strip it was USD 248.7 during the 2nd quarter 2017, and it showed a decrease by 2.9% during the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to the 2nd quarter 2016.

 
*  The data excludes those parts of Jerusalem governorate which were annexed by Israel in 1967
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