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Facts at a Glance

West Bank and Gaza Canada
Official name West Bank and Gaza Canada
Capital Ottawa
Area (in thousands of km2) 6 9,985
Population (in millions) 4.3 (2013) 35.1 (2013)
Population density (per km2) 717 (2013) 3 (2013)
Urban population (% in 2011) 74 81
Human development index (HDI) (ranking) 110 out of 187 countries (2012) 11 out of 187 countries (2012)
Gross national income (GNI) (per capita) US$1,980 (2010) US$45,560 (2011)
GNI at purchasing power parity (PPP)
(per capita)
N/A (2010) US$39,830 (2011)
Population below poverty line at US$1.25 a day (% in 2007-2010) N/A
Structure of gross domestic product (GDP) (% in 2010)
Agriculture N/A 2
Industry N/A 32
Services N/A 66
Gender inequality index (GII) (ranking) N/A (2012) 18 out of 148 countries (2012)
Life expectancy at birth (years) 54 (1970)
73 (2012)
73 (1970)
81 (2012)
Mortality rate under 5 years old
(per 1,000 live births)
43 (1990)
22 (2011)
8 (1990)
6 (2011)
Adult literacy rate (% in 2005-2010)
Total 95 99
Men 98 99
Women 92 99
Net primary school enrolment rate
(% in 2007-2011)
Total 86 99
Boys 87 99
Girls 86 100
Population using improved drinking water sources (% in 2010)
Total 85 100
Urban 86 100
Rural 81 99
Ecological footprint
(in global hectares per person in 2008)
N/A 6.43