Statistics

Published: 
1 Jan 2011
Updated: 
25 Jul 2012

Population of the West Bank Not Connected to a Running-Water Network by District in 2011*

District Number of residents Communities not Connected to Running-water Network Residents in Unconnected Communities Residents not Connected to Running-water Network (by percentage)
al-Quds 144,740 2 1,546 1.07%
Betdlehem 188,880 2 2,518 1.33%
Hebron 600,364 32 27,965 4.66%
Jenin 274,001 8 18,198 6.64%
Jericho 45,433 0.00%
Nablus 340,117 4 12,884 3.79%
Qalqiliya 97,447 2 1,863 1.91%
Ramallah 301,296 1 811 0.27%
Salfit 63,148 1 4,826 7.64%
Tubas 54,765 3 526 0.96%
Tulkarm 165,791 2 528 0.32%
Total 2,275,982 57 71,666 2.60%
Water Consumption in the West Bank by District in 2011* 
District Annual quantity of water supplied to tde district (in million cubic meters) Per capita daily consumption (in liters) Loss (resulting from defective pipes or theft)
al-Quds 4.64 53 39.8
Betdlehem 10.69 102 34.40%
Hebron 19.81 67 26.20%
Jenin 5.99 43 27.60%
Jericho 3.55 162 24.40%
Nablus 11.23 64 29.50%
Qalqiliya 4.01 87 23.00%
Ramallah 16.2 108 26.80%
Salfit 2.57 87 21.50%
Tubas 1.7 60 30.00%
Tulkarm 4.61 46 40.10%
Total 85 73* 29.40%

* Weighted average

Population of the West Bank Not Connected to a Running-Water Network by District in 2008**

District Number of residents Communities not Connected to Running-water Network Residents in Unconnected Communities "Residents not Connected to Running-water Network (by percentage)
al-Quds 164,247 3 2,113 0.90%
Betdlehem 182,340 5%
Hebron 569,317 47 38,712 7%
Jenin 264,667 31 49,284 19%
Jericho 43,101
Nablus 332,102 26 67,772 20%
Qalqiliya 94,051 7 5,373 5.70%
Ramallah 287,193 0.06%
Salfit 61,426 2 8,032 13%
Tubas 50,380 12 14,796 29%
Tulkarm 163,434 5 2,707 12%
Total 2,212,258 133 188,922 10.40%

 

Water Consumption in the West Bank by Districts in 2008**

District Annual quantity of water supplied to tde district (in million cubic meters) Loss (resulting from defective pipes or tdeft) Per capita daily consumption (in liters)
al-Quds 7.55 32% 86
Betdlehem 9.74 39% 89
Hebron 16.69 30% 56
Jenin 6.43 34% 44
Jericho 3.6 20% 183
Nablus 11.76 37% 62
Qalqiliya 5.2 26% 112
Ramallah 14.79 32% 96
Salfit 2.12 29% 67
Tubas 0.92 27% 37
Tulkarm 9.74 39% 99
Total 88.54 31% 84.6

* Source: The Palestinian Water Authority's statistics for the end of 2011.

** Source: The Palestinian Water Authority's statistics for the end of 2008.

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