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West Bank: People & Society#

Population growth rate1.99% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 33.7% (male 472,480/female 448,078)
15-24 years: 21.7% (male 303,578/female 289,119)
25-54 years: 36.4% (male 511,443/female 483,276)
55-64 years: 3.8% (male 59,762/female 59,372)
65 years and over: 3.8% (male 43,629/female 60,315) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.71 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate23.41 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate3.51 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsPalestinian Arab and other 83%, Jewish 17%
Infant mortality ratetotal: 13.49 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 15.13 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.75 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesArabic, Hebrew (spoken by Israeli settlers and many Palestinians), English (widely understood)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.69 years
male: 73.58 years
female: 77.92 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.3%
male: 97.9%
female: 92.6%
notes: 'estimates are for the Palestinian Territories (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: NA
adjective: NA
Net migration rate0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Population2,731,052 (July 2014 est.)
note: 'approximately 341,400 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank (2012); approximately 196,400 Israeli settlers live in East Jerusalem (2011)
ReligionsMuslim 75% (predominantly Sunni), Jewish 17%, Christian and other 8%
Total fertility rate2.83 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 22.4 years
male: 22.2 years
female: 22.5 years (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 74.3% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 3.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
Maternal mortality rate64 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight2.2% (2007)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 38.8%
male: 34.5%
female: 62.2%
note: 'includes Gaza (2012)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 75.6 %
youth dependency ratio: 70.4 %
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2 %
potential support ratio: 19.2
note: 'data represents the Palestinian Territories (2013)