The First Palestinian Census

(1997)



Population by Sex and Governorate

Governorate Population
Male Female Both Sexes Sex Ratio
Jenin 103,407 99,619 203,026 103.8
Tubas 18,583 18,026 36,609 103.1
Tulkarm 67,781 66,329 134,110 102.2
Qalqilya 37,002 35,005 72,007 105.7
Salfit 24,695 23,843 48,538 103.6
Nablus 132,818 128,522 261,340 103.3
Ramallah & Al-Bireh 106,988 106,594 213,582 100.4
Jerusalem 166,001 162,600 328,601 102.1
Jericho 16,491 16,222 32,713 101.7
Bethlehem 70,238 67,048 137,286 104.8
Hebron 207,689 197,975 405,664 104.9
West Bank 951,693 921,783 1,873,476 103.2
North Gaza 93,365 90,008 183,373 103.7
Gaza 186,970 180,418 367,388 103.6
Deir Al - Balah 74,819 73,058 147,877 102.4
Khanyunis 101,607 99,097 200,704 102.5
Rafah 62,052 60,813 122,865 102.0
Gaza Strip 518,813 503,394 1,022,207 103.1
Palestinian Territories 1,470,506 1,425,177 2,895,683 103.2

* Includes population counted during the period of 10-24/12/1997, uncounted population estimates according to post enumeration survey and population estimates for those parts of Jerusalem annexed by Israel in 1967.


Source: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.