The population of the country is predominantly Palestinian Arabs, but also Jews, Egyptians, Bedouins, Syrians, Arameans, Gypsies, Armenians, Assyrians and Samaritans.
Other Languages Spoken:
West Bank: Islam 75% (predominantly Sunni), Jewish 17%, Christian and Other 8%.
Gaza Strip: Islam 98.7% (predominantly Sunni), Christian 0.7%, Jewish 0.6%.
It is %T:%M %A In Jerusalem
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Israelian Shekel (ILS)
Type of State:
West Bank and Gaza Strip. Under israeli control.
Type of Economy:
An economy based on the agricultural sector and international aid.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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9.5 per 100 Inhabitants
55.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
97.7% of the Population
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