Indicators

Household Budget
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Average Monthly Household Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in the Palestinian Territory (average household size 6 persons) Annually 2011

945.4

Average Monthly Household Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in the West Bank (average household size 5.7 persons) Annually 2011

1058.4

Average Monthly Household Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in the Gaza Strip (average household size 6.6 persons) Annually 2011

729.3

Average Monthly Per Capita Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in the Palestinian Territory Annually 2011

158.2

Average Monthly Per Capita Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in the West Bank Annually 2011

188.1

Average Monthly Per Capita Expenditure in Jordanian Dinar in the Gaza Strip Annually 2011

109.8

Poverty Rates of Individuals in the Palestinian Territory (%) Annually 2011

25.8

Poverty Rates of Individuals in the West Bank  (%) Annually 2011

17.8

Poverty Rates of Individuals in the Gaza Strip (%) Annually 2011

38.8

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

Annually 2011

12.9

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

Annually 2011

7.8

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

Annually 2011

21.1

       
Health
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Number of hospitals Annually 2014 80
Doctors per 1000 population Annually 2014 1.7
Beds per 1000 Annually 2014 1.3
       
Education
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Illiteracy rate for persons aged 15 years and above Annually 2015 3.3
Number of Schools Annually 2014/2015 2,856
Number of Schools teachers Annually 2014/2015 53,832
Number of students at schools Annually 2014/2015 1,171,596
       
Culture
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Number of mosques Annually 2014 2,859
Number of theaters Annually 2015 12
Number of museums Annually 2015 31
Number of cultural centers Annually 2015 596
       
Information Society
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Percentage of Households have TV sets Every 3 Years 2014 97.1
Percentage of Households have a satellite dish in households with a TV set Every 3 Years 2014 99.8
Percentage of Households with Own Computer Every 3 Years 2014 63.1
Percentage of Households with Internet Access Every 3 Years 2014 48.3
Percentage of Persons 10 Years and Over Who Use the Computer Every 3 Years 2014 60.2
Percentage of Persons 10 Years and Over Who Use the Internet Every 3 Years 2014 53.7
Percentage of Households have Mobile Line Every 3 Years 2014 97.8
Percentage of Households have Telephone Line Every 3 Years 2014 39.8
       
Population

Indicator

Periodicity

Year

Value

Total Population

Annually

Palestine

2017

4,952,168

West Bank

2017

3,008,770

Gaza Strip

2017

1,943,398

Sex Ratio

Annually

Palestine

2017

103.3

West Bank

2017

103.3

Gaza Strip

2017

103.4

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

2016

30.9

West Bank

2016

28.5

Gaza Strip

2016

35.8

Crude Death Rate

Annually

Palestine

2016

3.5

West Bank

2016

3.7

Gaza Strip

2016

3.3

Growth Rate

Annually

Palestine

2016

2.8

West Bank

2016

2.5

Gaza Strip

2016

3.3

Percentage of (0-14) years

Annually

Palestine

2017

38.9

West Bank

2017

36.6

Gaza Strip

2017

42.6

Percentage of Youth (15-29) years

Annually

Palestine

2017

29.7

West Bank

2017

29.9

Gaza Strip

2017

29.5

Percentage of Elderly 60 + year

Annually

Palestine

2017

4.6

West Bank

2017

5.1

Gaza Strip

2017

3.9

Labour
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Labour Force Participation Rate (for persons 15 years and above) Annually
           Both Sexes   2015 45.8
           Males   2015 71.9
           Females   2015 19.1
Unemployment (for persons 15 years and above) Annually
           Both Sexes   2015 25.9
           Males   2015 22.5
                  West Bank   2015 15.0
                  Gaza Strip   2015 35.9
           Females   2015 39.2
                  West Bank   2015 26.7
                  Gaza Strip   2015 59.6
Average net daily wage of employees working in the PT (US$) Annually
           Males   2015 27.8
           Females   2015 21.1
Employed Persons by Economic Activity Annually
           Agriculture, fishing and forestry   2015 8.7
           Mining, quarrying and manufacturing   2015 13.0
           Construction   2015 15.5
           Commerce, restaurant and hotels   2015 20.6
           Transportation, storage and telecommunication   2015 5.8
           Services and other branches   2015 36.4
Employed Persons by Place of Work Annually
           Palestinian Territory   2015 83.5
           Israel and Settlements   2015 16.5
       
Price and Price indices
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Consumer Price Index CPI in Palestine in 2015 (base year 2010 = 100) Annually 2015 110.99
Percent Change in the CPI in Palestine in 2015 Compared to 2014 Annually 2015 1.43%
Producer Price Index PPI in Palestine in 2015 (base year 2011 = 100) Annually 2015 106.07
Percent change in PPI in Palestine in 2015 Compared to 2014 Annually 2015 1.73%
Wholesale Price Index WPI in Palestine in 2015 (base Year 2007 = 100) Annually 2015 123.63
Percent change in WPI in Palestine in 2015 Compared to 2014 Annually 2015 1.21%
Construction Cost Index CCI in the West Bank in 2015 (base Month December  2013 = 100) Annually 2015 100.49
Percent change in CCI in the West Bank in  2015 Compared to 2014 Annually 2015 -0.40%
Road Cost Index RCI in the West Bank in 2015 (base Month December  2008 = 100) Annually 2015 111.74
Percent change in RCI in the West Bank in 2015 Compared to 2014 Annually 2015 -4.52%
Water Networks Cost Index WNCI in the West Bank in 2015 (base Month January  2010 = 100) Annually 2015 109.65
Percent change in WNCI in the West Bank in 2015 Compared to  2014 Annually 2015 -2.11%
Sewage Networks Cost Index SNCI in the West Bank in 2015 (base Month January  2010 = 100) Annually 2015 107.12
Percent change in SNCI in the West Bank in 2015 Compared to 2014 Annually 2015 -0.96%
Industrial Production Index IPI in Palestine in 2015  (base year 2011 = 100) Annually 2015 106.02
Percent change in the IPI in Palestine in 2015 Compared to Base year 2014 Annually 2015 -3.80%
       
Housing Conditions
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Average number of rooms in housing units Annually 2015 3.4
Average number of persons per room (housing density) Annually 2015 1.7
Hotels  
Indicator Periodicity Year Value
Room occupancy rate Annually 2016 20.6
Bed occupancy rate  Annually 2016 23.7
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 2013 365.7
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 2012 92.7
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 2012 41.5
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 2015 1650.9
Maximum Temperature C Annually 2014 31.0
Minimum Temperature C Annually 2014 12.6
Maximum Relative Humidity (%) Annually 2014 73.0
Minimum Relative Humidity (%) Annually 2014 50.0
Maximum Quantity of Rainfall (mm) Annually 2014 476.4
Minimum Quantity of Rainfall(mm) Annually 2014 79.9
Maximum Wind Speed (Km/hour) Annually 2014 9.8
Minimum Wind Speed (Km/hour) Annually 2014 3.9
Quantity of CO2 (Million Ton) Every 2 years 2011 3.1
CO2 Per Capita (Ton/Capita/Year) Every 2 years 2011 1.04
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 5,655 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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