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Population growth in Palestine

From 1990 to 2021 the population of Palestine increased from 1.98 million to 4.92 million people. This is a growth of 148.8 percent in 31 years. The highest increase in Palestine was recorded in 1991 with 4.58 percent. The smallest increase in 2017 with 2.01 percent.

In the same period, the total population of all countries worldwide increased by 49.4 percent.
Around 77 percent of the inhabitants live in the country's larger cities. This growing trend of urbanization is increasing by 2.8 percent annually.

Population growth in worldwide comparison



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Population development in Palestine since 1990

(Data in millions of inhabitants)
YearPopulation
Palestine
ChangeBirth rateDeath ratePopulation
World
Change
19912.07 M4.58 %44.9 ‰6.5 ‰5,368 M1.67 %
19922.16 M4.58 %44.5 ‰6.2 ‰5,453 M1.57 %
19932.26 M4.58 %44.1 ‰5.9 ‰5,538 M1.56 %
19942.37 M4.58 %43.8 ‰5.7 ‰5,622 M1.52 %
19952.47 M4.58 %43.4 ‰5.4 ‰5,707 M1.51 %
19962.59 M4.58 %43.1 ‰5.2 ‰5,790 M1.45 %
19972.71 M4.58 %42.7 ‰4.9 ‰5,872 M1.43 %
19982.78 M2.59 %42.1 ‰4.8 ‰5,954 M1.39 %
19992.85 M2.59 %41.4 ‰4.6 ‰6,034 M1.35 %
20002.92 M2.59 %40.9 ‰4.5 ‰6,114 M1.32 %
20013.00 M2.59 %40.2 ‰4.4 ‰6,194 M1.30 %
20023.08 M2.59 %39.6 ‰4.3 ‰6,273 M1.28 %
20033.15 M2.59 %38.8 ‰4.2 ‰6,352 M1.26 %
20043.24 M2.59 %38.1 ‰4.1 ‰6,432 M1.25 %
20053.32 M2.59 %37.3 ‰4.0 ‰6,512 M1.25 %
20063.41 M2.59 %36.7 ‰3.9 ‰6,593 M1.24 %
20073.49 M2.59 %35.9 ‰3.7 ‰6,674 M1.24 %
20083.59 M2.79 %33.9 ‰3.5 ‰6,757 M1.24 %
20093.69 M2.70 %33.8 ‰3.5 ‰6,840 M1.22 %
20103.79 M2.63 %33.6 ‰3.5 ‰6,922 M1.20 %
20113.88 M2.56 %33.3 ‰3.5 ‰7,004 M1.18 %
20123.98 M2.50 %32.9 ‰3.5 ‰7,089 M1.22 %
20134.08 M2.43 %32.5 ‰3.5 ‰7,176 M1.22 %
20144.17 M2.37 %32.5 ‰3.8 ‰7,262 M1.20 %
20154.27 M2.32 %32.7 ‰3.3 ‰7,405 M1.97 %
20164.37 M2.27 %31.9 ‰3.3 ‰7,492 M1.18 %
20174.45 M2.01 %31.0 ‰3.3 ‰7,578 M1.15 %
20184.57 M2.57 %30.1 ‰3.3 ‰7,662 M1.10 %
20194.69 M2.54 %29.5 ‰3.2 ‰7,743 M1.06 %
20204.80 M2.52 %28.8 ‰3.5 ‰7,821 M1.01 %
20214.92 M2.49 %  7,888 M0.86 %



Population growth

Birth and death rate in Palestine

Population growth is the result of the birth rate, the mortality rate and the migration rate. For example, the year 2020 in the graph: The population in Palestine increased by about 118,000 inhabitants. In the same year, the death rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people (~ 16,300 deaths) and the birth rate was 28.8 per 1,000 people (~ 135,000 births). As a result, around 700 inhabitants have migrated to other countries.

Over the past 10 years, the number of average deaths per year was 14,790 in Palestine. The number of births was 135,929 annually.

The changes in births and deaths is displayed in the following graph. All data refer to births or deaths per 1,000 inhabitants.





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