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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 6020  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 4797 Including East Jerusalem.  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 796.9 Including East Jerusalem.  
Capital city 2015 East Jerusalem Designation and data provided by the State of Palestine. The position of the United Nations on Jerusalem is stated in A/RES/181 (II) and subsequent General Assembly and Security Council resolutions.  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 256 2014.  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 12766  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 8913  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 4832  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 -0.4  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 8.1  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 10.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 2810.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 2190.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 1349.9  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 5.5 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 6.4 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 5.8 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 23.4 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 23.3 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 25.8 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 71.1 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 70.2 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 68.3 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 10.5 Break in the time series. 2013.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 11.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. Services includes electricity, gas and water.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 14.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 28.4 Break in the time series. 2013.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 24.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. Services includes electricity, gas and water.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 26.3 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 61.1 Break in the time series. 2013.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 63.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. Services includes electricity, gas and water.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 59.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 26.9 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 23.7 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 23.6 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 17.6/68.8 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 14.8/66.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 14.1/66.8 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 162 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 148  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 119  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 93 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 81  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 107  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 93 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 81  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 107  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 130  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 115  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -1387  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -1307  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -1365  
Exports (million US$) 2015 943.7 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 5683.2 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -4739.5 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Israel (83.9), Jordan (7.0), United Arab Emirates (1.5) 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Israel (69.6), Turkey (5.7), China (5.0) 2014.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.8 Including East Jerusalem.  
Urban population (%) 2015 75.3 Including East Jerusalem.  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.8 Including East Jerusalem.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.3 Including East Jerusalem.  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 74.7/70.7 Including East Jerusalem.  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 76 Including East Jerusalem.  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 255.5/5.5 Including East Jerusalem. Refugees are not part of the foreign-born migrant stock in the State of Palestine.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 556 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments. West Bank only.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 3  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 21 Including East Jerusalem.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 94.6/95.3  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 86.2/78.5  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 53.8/34.6  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 0.6 2012.  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 72.1  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 53.7 Population age 10+.  
Threatened species 2015 24  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 1.5 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 2439/0.6  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 8  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 14.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 50.7/81.5  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 93.1/90.2  
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