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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 and latest official projections.

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NameStatusNativePopulation
Census
1997-12-10
Population
Census
2007-12-01
Population
Census
2017-12-01
Population
Projection
2020-07-01
Ad-Daffah al-Gharbiyah [West Bank]Territoryالضفة الغربية1,873,4762,350,5832,881,9573,053,183
Al-Khalil [Hebron]Governorateالخليل405,664552,164711,223762,541
Al-Quds [Jerusalem]Governorateالقدس328,601363,649435,753461,666
Ariha [Jericho]Governorateأريحا والأغوار32,71342,32050,00252,355
Bayt Lahm [Bethlehem]Governorateبيت لحم137,286176,235217,400229,884
Janin [Jenin]Governorateجنين203,026256,619314,866332,050
Nabulus [Nablus]Governorateنابلس261,340320,830388,321407,754
QalqilyahGovernorateقلقيلية72,00791,217112,400119,042
Ram Allah & Al-Birah [Ramallah]Governorateرام الله والبيرة213,582279,730328,861347,818
SalfitGovernorateسلفيت48,53859,57075,44480,225
TubasGovernorateطوباس والأغوار الشمالية36,60950,26160,92764,507
TulkarmGovernorateطولكرم134,110157,988186,760195,341
Qiha' Ghazzah [Gaza Strip]Territoryقطاع غزة1,022,2071,416,5431,899,2912,047,969
Dayr al-Balah [Deir al-Balah]Governorateدير البلح147,877205,535273,200294,260
Ghazzah [Gaza]Governorateغزة367,388496,411652,597695,967
Ghazzah ash-Shamaliyah [North Gaza]Governorateشمال غزة183,373270,246368,978403,457
Khan YunisGovernorateخان يونس200,704270,979370,638401,582
RafahGovernorateرفح122,865173,372233,878252,703
Al-Arāḍī al-Filasṭīniyya [Palestinian Territories]الضفة الغربية وقطاع غزة2,895,6833,767,1264,781,2485,101,152

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.