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Palestinian Authority: Payments to Terrorists

 

Palestinian Payments to Incarcerated Terrorists and Martyrs’ Families

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Salaries to Terrorists (Yearly) 423,763,000 shekels 442,807,000 shekels 481,319,000 shekels 488,371,806 shekels (530,530,497 shekels total incl. admin.) 552,399,424 shekels (580,334,432 shekels total incl. admin.)
$111,516,570 $116,528,150 $126,662,890 $128,518,896 $153,444,284
Salaries to Martyr Families (Yearly) 603,607 million shekels 618,670 million shekels 620,422 million shekels 663,595,128 shekels 687,129,000 shekels
$158,843,940 $162,807,890 $163,268,940 $174,630,296 $190,869,166
Total Support to Martyrs 1,027,370,000 shekels 1,061,477,000 shekels 1,101,741,000 shekels 1,151,966,934 shekels 1,239,528,424 shekels
$270,360,520 $279,336,050 $289,931,840 $303,149,193 $344,313,451
Percentage of total budget 7% 7% 7% 6.9% 7.0%
Percentage of foreign aid 20% 24% 14.8% 29.6% 49.6%
Total PA budget 14.387 billion shekels 14.771 billion shekels 15.673 billion shekels 16.577 billion shekels 17.786 billion shekels
$3.786 billion $3.887 billion $4.124 billion $4.362 billion $4.940 billion
Total Foreign Aid 4.915 billion shekels (4.532 billion current 384 dev.) 4.402 billion shekels (3.676 billion current budget 726 million development) 7.410 billion shekels (3.120 billion current budget 4.290 billion development) 3.881 billion shekels (2.925 current budget 956 million development) 2.496 billion shekels (1.950 current budget 546 million development)
$1.29 billion $1.15 billion $1.95 billion $1.02 billion $693 million
Money Transfers to PLO 267,922,000 shekels 294,500,000 shekels 775,319,000 shekels 873,185,001 shekels 942,519,040 shekels
$70,505,789 $77,500,000 $204,031,315 $229,785,520 $261,810,844

Sources: Itamar Marcus.  PMW exclusive: Huge increase in PA terror funding in 2017, Palestinian Media Watch, (July 19, 2017);
Yossi Kupperwasser.  Palestinian Payments to Incarcerated Terrorists and Martyrs’ Families Rise in 2017, JCPA, (July 24, 2017).