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Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Currency Shekel (ILS)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 6020  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 4152 Includes East Jerusalem.  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 689.8  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Ramallah (75)  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 8769  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 8331  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 4634  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 9.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 9.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 8.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 2112.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 2062.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 1303.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 2272.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 2211.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 1404.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 19.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 17.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 27.1  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 3.82 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 3.55 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 4.60 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -691  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -1152  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 153  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 148  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 119  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 101 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 94 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 105  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 107  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 107  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 20.9  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 23.7  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 23.5  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 24.6 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 26.3 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 11.8 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 14.6 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 15.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 14.7  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 14.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 66.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 66.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 67.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 449 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 522 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 88 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 ...  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 ...  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 25.4  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 55.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 42.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 16.0  
Exports (million US$) 2011 719.6  
Imports (million US$) 2011 4221.1  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -3501.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 Israel (85.9), Jordan (5.4), Saudi Arabia (1.3)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 Israel (69.6), Turkey (5.1), China (4.6)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.8 Includes East Jerusalem.  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.1  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.9  
Urban population (%) 2012 74.6  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 41.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 4.7/4.3  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 103.1 Includes East Jerusalem.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 74.8/71.5  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 19.5  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.3  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 50.2  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 1923.8/43.6  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 0 Value is zero, not available or not applicable.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 89.5/84.4  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 57.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 20  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 2.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 2162/0.6  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 272.0  
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