Population of Palestine 2021

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Population of Palestine 2021

Palestine, officially recognized as the State of Palestine by the United Nations and other entities, is a de jure sovereign state in Western Asia & includes  West Bank and Gaza Strip. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  in 2020 is 5,101,416 (51 Lakhs)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Palestine Population 2021

Palestine has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.41%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  5,222,756 (5.2 million). The total Land Area of Palestine  is  6,000 sq.km (2,300 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Palestine is 850 per Km2 (2,195 people per mi2).

Population of  Palestine  in 2021  – 52 Lakhs (Approx)
 Palestine 2020 Population
Total Population5,101,416 (51 Lakhs)
Global Rank121
Share of World Pop.0.07%
Land Area 6,000 sq.km (2,300 sq. mi)
Area Rank163
Pop. Density850 people/sq. km
Capital CityJerusalem/ Ramallah

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Palestine Demographics
Fertility Rate* 3.67
Infant mortality rate ** 15.8
Median Age  20.8 Years
Life Expectancy 74.62 years
Urban Population 80%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Palestine

Religion of Palestinians 

  • Islam – 93%
  • Christianity – 6%
  • Druze and Samaritans – 1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Palestine by Population

#CityGovernoratePopulation 
1Gaza City Gaza566,331
2Hebron (al-Khalil)Hebron208,750
3Khan YunisKhan Yunis179,701
4JabaliaNorth Gaza165,110
5RafahRafah158,414
6NablusNablus149,772
7Beit LahiaNorth Gaza86,526
8Deir al-BalahDeir al-Balah70,045
9YattaHebron62,277
10TulkarmTulkarm59,114
11Beit HanounNorth Gaza51,073
12QalqilyaQalqilya50,700
13al-BirehRamallah and al-Bireh47,540
14JeninJenin47,305
15Bani SuheilaKhan Yunis39,941
16ad-DhahiriyaHebron36,820
17DuraHebron36,170
18RamallahRamallah and al-Bireh34,173
19BethlehemBethlehem30,983
20HalhulHebron28,313