Statistics on Building Starts in East Jerusalem

Published: 
1 Jan 2012
Updated: 
8 Jul 2013

Building starts in Jerusalem 2000-2011

Year Entire City (East & West) Jewish Neighborhoods Palestinian Neighborhoods
2011 2,205
(100%) 
1,636
(74.2%) 
569
(25.8%) 
2010 2,083
(100%) 
1,641
(78.7%)
442
(21.2%) 
2009 2,090
(100%) 
1,832
(87.7%) 
258
(12.3%) 
2008 1,508
(100%)
1,075
(71.3%)
443
(28.7%)
2007 2,169
(100%)
1,794
(82.7%)
375
(17.3%)
2006 1,977
(100%)
1,342
(67.8%)
635
(32.2%)
2005 2,830
(100%)
2,395
(84.6%)
435
(15.4%)
2004 1,519
(100%)
1,030
(67.8%)
489
(32.2%)
2003 1,749
(100%)
1,279
(73.1%)
470
(26.9%)
2002 1,686
(100%)
1,373
(81.4%)
313
(18.6%)
2001 1,444
(100%)
839
(58.1%)
605
(41.9%)
2000 3,162
(100%)
2,832
(89.6%)
330
(10.4%)
Total 24,422
(100%)
19,068
(78.1%)
5,354
(21.9%)

 

Building starts in Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem

2004-2010

Neighborhood 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Givat Hamivtar & Ramot Eshkol (including west), Ma'alot Dafna & Kiryat Ariyeh, Ramat Shlomo

23 18 7 9 19 3
Jewish quarter
Ramot Alon
64 1 2 37 20
Pisgat Ze'ev
3 1 68 303
Har Homa & Givat Hamatos
429 463 414 416 245 54
Neve Ya'akov
3 16 2
French Hill & Student dormitories
4 1
East Talpiot
123 138
Gilo
1 123 60 167
Total
524 485 441 585 517 685

Building starts in Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem

2000-2003

Neighborhood
2000
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Givat Hamivtar & Ramot Eshkol (including west), Ma'alot Dafna & Kiryat Ariyeh, Ramat Shlomo

1,766 53.5 90 4 16 13
Jewish quarter
Ramot Alon
1.5 11.5 39 60
Pisgat Ze'ev
233 88 85.5 47 3 1
Har Homa & Givat Hamatos
100 417 108 795
Neve Ya'akov
1 2
French Hill & Student dormitories
19 59 72 460
East Talpiot
13 22 159
Gilo
2 36
Total
2,112 184 187 527 400 1,367

Building starts in Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem

2008-2011

Neighborhood 2008 2009 2010 2011
Christian quarter
34
Armenian quarter
Muslim quarter
1

Kafr 'Aqeb, 'Atarot, Beit Hanina, Nusseibeh, Shu'afat, Ras Hamis

100 70 154 249
'Issawiya, a-Tur, Sheikh Jarrah, Wadi a-Joz
59 32 97 139

Tsur Baher, Umm Tuba, a-Sawahrah al-Gharbiyah, Beit Safafa 

179 123 165 155
Silwan, Abu Tur, Ras al-Amud
60 33 26 26
Total
433 258 442 569

Building starts in Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem

2004-2007

Neighborhood 2004 2005 2006 2007
Christian quarter
Armenian quarter
Muslim quarter

Kafr 'Aqeb, 'Atarot, Beit Hanina, Nusseibeh, Shu'afat, Ras Hamis

210 197 321 162
'Issawiya, a-Tur, Wadi Joz, a-Sawaneh
108 114 26 16

Sheikh Jarrah, Nablus Road, Central Command Street, Bab-a-Zahareh, American Colony

24 26 18 4

City of David, Silwan, Har Hamashhit, Ras al-'Amud, Wadi Qadum (Including the Jewish neighborhood of Armon HaNaziv), Abu Tor, Khirbet Beit Sahur

41 31 55 11
'Arab a-Sawahreh, Umm Lison, Tsur Baher, Umm Tuba, Beit Safafa, Sharfat, A-Zohur, Karmizan, Jabel Mukhaber
106 67 215 182
Total
489 435 635 375

Building starts in Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem

2000-2003

Neighborhood
2000
2001 2002 2003
Christian quarter
Armenian quarter
Muslim quarter

Kafr 'Aqeb, 'Atarot, Beit Hanina, Nusseibeh, Shu'afat, Ras Hamis

52 27 44 96
'Issawiya, a-Tur, Wadi Joz, a-Sawaneh
87 219 103

Sheikh Jarrah, Nablus Road, Central Command Street, Bab-a-Zahareh, American Colony

23 43 29 30

City of David, Silwan, Har Hamashhit, Ras al-'Amud, Wadi Qadum, Abu Tor, Khirbet Beit Sahur, Jabel Mukhaber

58 61 67 38
'Arab a-Sawahreh, Umm Lison, Tsur Baher, Umm Tuba, Beit Safafa, Sharfat, A-Zohur, Karmizan, Jabel Mukhaber
110 255 173 203
Total
330 605 313 470

* Source: The Jerusalem Statistical Yearbooks, published jointly by the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies and the Jerusalem Municipality.