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West Bank People 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











West Bank People 2012
SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 8,

Nationality:
noun: NA
adjective: NA

Ethnic groups:
Palestinian Arab and other 83%, Jewish 17%

Languages:
Arabic, Hebrew (spoken by Israeli settlers and many Palestinians), English (widely understood)

Religions:
Muslim 75% (predominantly Sunni), Jewish 17%, Christian and other 8%

Population:
2,622,544 (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 141
note: approximately 311,100 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank (2010); approximately 186,929 Israeli settlers live in East Jerusalem (2010)
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 35.8% (male 471,908/female 447,816)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-64 years: 60.5% (male 796,421/female 757,227)
[see also: Age structure 15-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 3.7% (male 39,546/female 55,637) (2011 est.)
[see also: Age structure 65 years and over country ranks ]

Median age:
total: 21.3 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 21.1 years
[see also: Median age - male country ranks ]
female: 21.5 years (2011 est.)
[see also: Median age - female country ranks ]

Population growth rate:
2.063% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 45
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
24.19 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 66
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
3.56 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 209
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 111
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 72% of total population (2008)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 3.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
[see also: Urbanization - rate of urbanization country ranks ]

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - under 15 years country ranks ]
15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.71 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 65 years and over country ranks ]
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2012 est.)
[see also: Sex ratio - total population country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 14.47 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 120
male: 16.22 deaths/1,000 live births
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ]
female: 12.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
[see also: Infant mortality rate - female country ranks ]

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 75.24 years
country comparison to the world: 90
male: 73.17 years
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - male country ranks ]
female: 77.42 years (2012 est.)
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - female country ranks ]

Total fertility rate:
2.98 children born/woman (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 62
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
NA

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 92.4%
male: 96.7%
[see also: Literacy - male country ranks ]
female: 88% (2004 est.)
[see also: Literacy - female country ranks ]

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2006)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24:
total: 46.9%
country comparison to the world: 5
male: 38.8%
female: 47.3% (2008)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding West Bank on this page is re-published from the 2012 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of West Bank People 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about West Bank People 2012 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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