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Human Development Data for the Arab States

Occupied Palestinian Territory




Demography 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Population, female (thousands) 747 1028 1576.6 1751.5 1791.9 1836.3 1884.6 1935.8 1989.2 2044.8
Population, male (thousands) 763.3 1053.5 1622 1804 1845.8 1891.9 1941.9 1994.9 2050 2107.5
Population, total both sexes (thousands) 1510.4 2081.4 3198.6 3555.6 3637.7 3728.3 3826.5 3930.7 4039.2 4152.4
Population, urban (% of population) 62.4 67.9 72 73.1 73.3 73.5 73.7 73.9 74.1 74.4
Economy 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Arms imports (constant 1990 US$) (thousands) .. .. .. .. .. 2000 8000 14000 4000 ..
GDP (constant 2000 US$) (thousands) .. .. 4110000 3780000 .. .. .. .. .. ..
GDP growth (annual %) .. .. -5.6 6.3 .. .. .. .. .. ..
GDP per capita growth (annual %) .. .. -8.8 2.7 .. .. .. .. .. ..
General government final consumption expenditure (% of GDP) .. .. 27 32.6 .. .. .. .. .. ..
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) .. .. 71.2 68.2 .. .. .. .. .. ..
Net ODA received (% of GNI) .. .. 13.3 25.3 .. .. .. .. .. ..
Net ODA received per capita (current US$) .. .. 212 312 392 489 650 748 .. ..
Education 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Adult literacy rate, both sexes (% aged 15 and above) .. .. .. .. 93.4 93.9 94.1 94.6 .. ..
Combined gross enrolment in education (both sexes) (%) .. .. 77.5 80 79.3 78.3 76.9 75.1 .. ..
Expected Years of Schooling (of children) (years) 10.5 10.5 12.2 13 13 13.2 13.1 12.7 12.7 12.7
Internet users .. 0 35500 569000 670000 789000 932000 1270000 1510000 ..
Internet users (per 100 people) .. 0 1.2 15.9 18.1 20.6 23.7 31.3 36.4 ..
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) .. .. .. 92.9 93.4 93.9 94.1 94.6 .. ..
Mean years of schooling (of adults over 25) (years) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8 8
Population with at least secondary education (ratio of female to male rates) .. .. 0.8 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
School enrollment, primary (% gross) .. .. 98.5 88.4 87.6 87.9 89.1 89.7 90.8 ..
School enrollment, secondary (% gross) .. .. 80.6 92.1 92.6 91.6 89.6 88.1 86 ..
School enrollment, secondary (% net) .. .. 76.9 87.9 88.4 87.7 87.1 85.6 83.5 ..
School enrollment, tertiary (% gross) .. .. 23.9 41.3 44.2 48.9 50.7 49 50.2 ..
Total enrollment, primary (% net) .. .. 99.1 82.4 79.8 77.4 77.5 77.5 .. ..
Gender 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19) .. .. 81.4 60.7 57.1 53.5 52.5 51.4 .. ..
Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) 9.9 11.1 10.5 13.9 14.4 15.1 16 16.5 .. ..
Health 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) .. .. 97.4 97 98.9 .. .. .. .. ..
Hospital beds (per 1,000 people) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) .. 68 70.9 71.7 71.9 72.1 72.3 72.5 .. ..
Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults) .. .. 124 114 112 110 108 106 .. ..
Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male adults) .. .. 162 152 150 148 146 144 .. ..
Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) 60.1 36 26 23.1 22.4 21.8 21.3 20.7 20.1 ..
Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000) 77.2 44.7 30.6 26.2 25.4 24.6 23.8 23 22.3 ..
Physicians (per 1,000 people) .. .. 0.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) 68 43 30 30 .. 30 30 30 .. ..
Human Development 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Education index (expected and mean years of schooling) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0.7 0.7
Health index (life expectancy) 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Human Development Index (HDI) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0.6 0.6
Income index (GNI per capita) 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Income 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
GNI per capita, PPP (current international $) .. .. 3290 2710 .. .. .. .. .. ..
Inequality 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Inequality-adjusted life expectancy index .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0.7
Loss due to inequality in life expectancy (%) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12 13.1
Poverty 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Headcount ( k greater than or equal to 3), percentage population in poverty (% of population) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.4
MPI Intensity of deprivation .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 37.3
Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) (%) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0
Prevalence of undernourishment (% of population) .. .. 13.8 .. .. .. 21 .. .. ..
Sustainability 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture (% of total freshwater withdrawal) .. .. .. 45.2 45.2 45.2 45.2 45.2 .. ..
Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic (% of total freshwater withdrawal) .. .. .. 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 .. ..
Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry (% of total freshwater withdrawal) .. .. .. 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 .. ..
Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources) .. .. .. 51.5 50.7 49.9 49.9 49.9 .. ..
Carbon Dioxide Emissions per capita (tonnes) .. .. 0.9 2.7 2.8 0.6 0.5 .. .. ..
CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita) .. .. 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.5 .. .. ..
Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita (cubic meters) .. .. .. .. .. 212 206.5 201 .. ..


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