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Israel

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Area

20,770 sq km

5,860 sq km

360 sq km

Population

7,473,052

2,568,555

1,657,155

Median age

29.4

21.3

17.7

Pop. growth rate

1.584%

2.097%

3.201%

Birth rate

19.24 /1,000 pop.

24.56/1,000 pop.

35.3/1,000 pop.

Death rate

5.47/1,000 pop.

3.58/1,000 pop.

3.29/1,000 pop.

Infant mortality

4.12/1,000 births

14.92/1,000 births

17.12/1,000 births

Life expectancy

80.96 years

75.01

73.92

Fertility rate

2.7 children/woman

3.05 children/woman

4.74 children/woman

Literacy rate

97.1%

92.4%

92.4%

GDP per capita

$29,500

$2,900

$820

Unemployment

6.4%

16.5 %

40%

Pop. below poverty line

23.6%

18.3 %

38.0%

Pop. density

321/sq km

438/sq km

4,118/sq km

Sources: CIA World Factbook; Palestinian Authority

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