According to the CIA World Factbook, West Bank's population stands at 2,731,052 (2014).
West Bank ranks 142 in population size, in comparison to other countries (China ranks first).
The ratio of males to females in West Bank is: 1.04 (this is the ratio of the entire population, in every age groups).
West Bank's population has 1,392,301 males and 1,338,751 females - about 53552 more males than females.
Distribution of the different religions in West Bank (statistics)
Muslim 80.0 - 85.0% (predominantly Sunni), Jewish 12.0 - 14.0%, Christian 1.0 - 2.5% (mainly Greek Orthodox), other, unaffiliated, unspecified less than1.0%.
note: the proportion of Christians continues to fall mainly as a result of the growth of the Muslim population but also because of the migration and the declining birth rate of the Christian population.
Distribution of the various ethnic groups in West Bank (statistics)
Palestinian Arab and other 83%, Jewish 17%.
Birth rate is the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.
The birth rate in West Bank stands at an annual average of 23.41 per 1,000 people in the population (2014 data).
In terms of birth rate, this statistical datum places West Bank as no. 67 in the world.
This birth rate indicates that there are 63,934 births per year in West Bank.
Death rate is the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
The death rate in West Bank stands at an annual average of 3.51 per 1,000 people in the population (2014 data).
In terms of death rate, this statistical datum places West Bank as no. 215 in the world in the world.
This death rate reveals that West Bank has 9,586 cases of death a year.
Net Migration Rate
Net migration rate is the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons (based on midyear population). An excess of persons entering the country is referred to as net immigration; an excess of persons leaving the country as net emigration. The net migration rate indicates the contribution of migration to the overall level of population change. The net migration rate does not distinguish between economic migrants, refugees, and other types of migrants nor does it distinguish between lawful migrants and undocumented migrants.
The net migration rate of West Bank is zero (showing that the number of those immigrating is equal to the number of those emigrating).
The net migration rate of West Bank places it as no. 82 in the world.
Additional Population Characteristics
Median age is the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older. It is a single index that summarizes the age distribution of a population.
The median age of West Bank's population (male and female) is 22.4 years of age.
The median age of West Bank's male population in is 22.2.
The median age of West Bank's female population in is 22.5.
Urbanization And Urbanization Rate
About 74.3 percent of West Bank's population lives in urban areas; according to population size data in West Bank, the number of urban residents is around 2,029,172.
The population rate of urban areas in West Bank indicates that the urban population there has been growing by 3.10 percent per year.
Links to Sources and Additional Information
Information about West Bank in the CIA World Factbook's website: See Link
Information about West Bank may be found at Wikipedia's website in English: See Link
All the data concerning this answer are as they were presented at the CIA World Factbook's website in January 2015.