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Palestinian Territories: Administrative Division

Contents: Territories and Governorates

The population of the territories and governorates of the Palestinian Territories according to census results.

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NameNativeStatusPopulation
Census
1997-12-10
Population
Census
2007-12-01
Population
Census
2017-12-01
Population
Estimate
2018-07-01
Ad-Daffah al-Gharbiyah [West Bank]الضفة الغربيةTerritory1,873,4762,350,5832,881,9572,921,170
Al-Khalil [Hebron]الخليلGovernorate405,664552,164711,223723,954
Al-Quds [Jerusalem]القدسGovernorate328,601363,649435,753441,585
Ariha [Jericho]أريحا والأغوارGovernorate32,71342,32050,00250,481
Bayt Lahm [Bethlehem]بيت لحمGovernorate137,286176,235217,400220,227
Janin [Jenin]جنينGovernorate203,026256,619314,866318,629
Nabulus [Nablus]نابلسGovernorate261,340320,830388,321392,407
QalqilyahقلقيليةGovernorate72,00791,217112,400113,915
Ram Allah & Al-Birah [Ramallah]رام الله والبيرةGovernorate213,582279,730328,861333,194
SalfitسلفيتGovernorate48,53859,57075,44476,568
Tubasطوباس والأغوار الشماليةGovernorate36,60950,26160,92761,745
TulkarmطولكرمGovernorate134,110157,988186,760188,465
Qiha' Ghazzah [Gaza Strip]قطاع غزةTerritory1,022,2071,416,5431,899,2911,932,843
Dayr al-Balah [Deir al-Balah]دير البلحGovernorate147,877205,535273,200277,964
Ghazzah [Gaza]غزةGovernorate367,388496,411652,597661,607
Ghazzah ash-Shamaliyah [North Gaza]شمال غزةGovernorate183,373270,246368,978377,279
Khan Yunisخان يونسGovernorate200,704270,979370,638377,819
RafahرفحGovernorate122,865173,372233,878238,174
Al-Arāḍī al-Filasṭīniyya [Palestinian Territories]الضفة الغربية وقطاع غزة2,895,6833,767,1264,781,2484,854,013

Source: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: The presented population figures include Arabs in those parts of East Jerusalem which are annexed by Israel. They do not include the Israelian settlers in the West Bank. Area figures and the map presentation include also areas that are not administered by the Palestinian National Authority.