Statistics

Published: 
9 May 2010
Updated: 
27 Sep 2016

Palestinian  Residential Areas in Area C* of the West Bank Not Connected to a Running-Water Network as of 2013*

District No. of residential areas No. of residents in these residential areas
al-Quds 15 1,672
Betdlehem 4 1,160
Hebron 21 5,067
Jenin 66 13,920
Jericho 21 1,934
Nablus 2 480
Qalqiliya 11 1,765
Ramallah 6 194
Salfit 4 367
Tubas 10 1,367
Tulkarm 20 2,273
Total 180 30,199

* Residential areas located fully or partly in Area C.
** Source: OCHA OPT

Water Consumption in the West Bank by District in 2014* 
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 4.4 40 2.1
Betdlehem & Hebron 35.2 73.3 10.9
Jenin 6.4 39.2 2.0
Jericho & Jordan Valley 5.9 213 1.9
Nablus 12.0 64.7 3.1
Qalqiliya 8.6 165.2 2.0
Ramallah al-Bira 18.1 125.3 2.4
Salfit 3.1 90.1 0.8
Tubas 2.0 55.9 0.7
Tulkarm 7.1 66.8 2.7
Total 102.8 79.1 28.6

Based on data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics website.
** Domestic, commercial and industrial  consumption.  

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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