Derechos Humanos, Población y desarrollo

The Demographic Survey of the Occupied Palestinian Territories

The survey showed that fertility remains high in both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, with a total fertility rate if 5.8 in the West Bank, and 7.8 in the Gaza Strip 
Source: FAFO is a Norwegian  independent and multidisciplinary research foundation focusing on social welfare and trade policy, labor and living conditions, public health, migration and integration, and transnational security and development issuesGaza mapa 


The Palestinian population of the West Bank and Gaza Strip has long had some of the highest growth rates in the world, due to a combination of high fertility and low mortality. Although fertility has recently declined, the age structure of the population implies that the brisk population growth will continue over the coming years. This report presents likely scenarios for this population growth, and traces some of its implications for the delivery of services to society.

Demographics of the Palestinian territories