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Israeli Settlements:
Statistics on Settlement Construction

(1995 - Present)


Settlements: Table of Contents | “Consensus” Settlements | Settlement Population


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Year
Construction
Starts
% Change
Constructions Completed
% Change
1995
2,430
- -
1,550
--
1996
1,660
-32%
2,050
32%
1997
1,630
-2%
1,950
-5%
1998
3,900
139%
1,780
-9%
1999
3,098
-21%
3,936
121%
2000
4,683
51%
3,419
-13%
2001
1,591
-66%
3,162
-8%
2002
1,024
-36%
2,048
-35%
2003
2,057
101%
2,376
16%
2004
1,921
-7%
1,723
-27%
2005^
1,666
-13%
1729
0%
2006
1,518
-9%
2,167
25%
2007
1,471
-3%
1,747
-19%
2008
2,107
43%
1,601
-8%
2009
1,703
-19%
2,077
30%
2010
617
-64%
1,180
-43%
2011
1,017
65%
1,309
11%
2012
1,133
11%
1,271
-3%
2013
2,534
124%
1,365
7%
Total
37,760
38,440
Average
1,987
15%
2,023
4%

* - Does not include East Jerusalem
^ -
Israel withdrew all settlements from Gaza in August 2005


Sources: Foundation for Middle East Peace; Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics; Tovah Lazaroff, “Settler housing starts up by 124% in 2013,” Jerusalem Post, (March 3, 2014)

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