e-Monthly Bulletin  ::: Issue No.115 ::: 04/04/2016

Latest Updates of Statistical Tables

Indices - Consumer Price Index
Indices - Construction Cost Index
Indices - Road Cost Index
Indices - Water Networks Cost Index
Indices - Sewage Networks Cost Index
Indices - Producer Price Index
Indices - Industrial Production Index
Indices - Wholesale Price Index
Economic - Foreign Trade
Economic - Economic Forecasting
Economic - Balance of Payments
Economic - International Investment Position & External Debt

New Publications

Palestine in Figures 2015
Palestine in Figures 2015 - in Arabic only
Glossary of Statistical Terms Used in PCBS, 2016
Hotel Activities in the West Bank - Fourth Quarter, 2015

Releases in April, 2016

04/04/2016 - Press Release: Industrial Production Index, 02/2016
05/04/2016 - Statistical Report: The Status of the Rights of Palestinian Children 2015
07/04/2016 - Press Release: on the Occasion of International Health Day
14/04/2016 - Press Release: Consumer Price Index, 3/2016
20/04/2016 - Press Release: Wholesale Price Index, 1st Quarter 2016
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Press Releases

GDP per Capita for Palestine* at constant prices was  USD 444.8 during the 4th quarter 2015, it showed an increase of 3.1% compared to the 4th quarter 2014.
Israeli Occupation Authorities laid hand over more than 85% of the total area of historical land of Palestine which totals about 27,000 km2. Arabs comprise 48% of the total population but utilize only 15% of the land.
An incessant deficit in the Current Account which totaled USD 449.8 million marking a decrease of 23.3% compared to the previous quarter.

The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for  Palestine with its base month (December 2015=100) reached 99.25 in February 2016, as it decreased by 0.61% compared to January 2016.

Exports decreased in January, 2016 by 19.7% compared to December, 2015. Imports decreased in January, 2016 by 10.9% compared to December, 2015.
Construction Cost Index (CCI), Road Cost Index (RCI), Water Networks Cost Index (WNCI) and Sewage Networks Cost Index (SNCI) in the West Bank during February,02/2015
The amount of rainfall in 2015 was   higher than the mean average in most of the stations, scoring a total amount of 667 mm in Tulkarem Station, and 201 mm in Jericho station.
The daily allocation per capita from consumed water for domestic purposes is 79.1 letter/capita/day (l/c/d) in the West Bank in 2014.  Where it is 79.7 l/c/d in Gaza Strip in 2014
The primary results of the IIP (external assets – foreign liabilities) for Palestine at the end of Fourth quarter 2015 revealed that the net IIP amounted to about USD 899 million
The population aging (15-29 years) reached mid 2015 in Palestine around 1.404 million people of which 716,000 males and 688,000 females making a ratio of 104.1 males per every 100 females.
The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during February 2016 decreased by 0.26% compared with January 2016
There were 596 cultural centers operating in Palestine in 2015, 515 cultural centers in the West Bank and 81 in Gaza Strip
About 118 Thousand Guests Spent 374 Thousand Nights
The estimated population of Palestine the end of 2015 was 4.75 million, of whom 2.41 million were males and 2.34 million were females.
The overall Quantity of Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine reached 96.81 during January 2016 with a decrease of 3.19% compared to the previous month

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