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Palestine Population, Housing and Establishment Census 2007-2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Palestine Population, Housing and Establishment Census 2007
Palestine (PSE)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2007 - 01/2008
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic and health-related topics as well.

The census count took place in the West Bank in December 2007, while the count took place in Gaza Strip from December 2007 to January 2008. The population was 1,416,543 in Gaza Strip and 2,350,583 in the West Bank.