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    West Bank People - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/west_bank/west_bank_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      2,460,492
      note: in addition, there are about 187,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank and fewer than 177,000 in East Jerusalem (July 2004 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 42.9% (male 541,110/female 515,202)
      15-64 years: 53.7% (male 676,427/female 644,347)
      65 years and over: 3.4% (male 35,440/female 47,966) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 18.3 years
      male: 18.2 years
      female: 18.5 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      3.06% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      31.67 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      3.92 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      2.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 19.15 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 21.12 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 17.05 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 73.27 years
      male: 71.5 years
      female: 75.15 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      4.28 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      NA

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      NA

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      NA

      Nationality:
      noun: NA
      adjective: NA

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

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

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

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 91.9%
      male: 96.3%
      female: 87.4% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding West Bank on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of West Bank People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about West Bank People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
    Copyright © 2006 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


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