Population of Palestine

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Palestine is 5,862,201 as of May 22, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Palestine is projected at 5,222,748 or 5.223 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Palestine is projected at 5,101,414 or 5.101 million people for the year 2020. Palestine ranks number 121st in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Palestine is ranked 39th among 51 countries in Asia.

Palestine's population will be increased year by year. The Palestine population is projected to reach 6.34 million in 2030 and increase to 8.82 million in 2050 and 12.27 million by 2100. Palestine accounts for 0.066 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.036% in 1962 and is projected to increase by 0.113% by 2100.

Palestine was at 135th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 95th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Palestine population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20205,250,072120.2122.2900.066
20215,371,230122.1042.2730.067
20225,494,963125.3632.2820.068
20235,620,605125.9192.2400.069
20245,746,618126.1082.1950.070
20255,873,269127.1942.1660.070
20266,000,743127.7542.1290.071
20276,128,606127.9722.0880.072
20286,256,949128.7152.0570.073
20296,385,896129.1792.0230.074
20306,515,333129.6951.9910.075
20316,645,371130.381.9620.076
20326,775,991130.861.9310.077
20336,907,306131.7691.9080.078
20347,039,101131.8221.8730.079
20357,171,180132.3361.8450.080
20367,303,440132.1851.8100.081
20377,435,910132.7541.7850.081
20387,568,488132.4021.7490.082
20397,700,773132.1671.7160.083
20407,832,855131.9981.6850.084
20417,964,663131.6171.6530.085
20428,095,875130.8081.6160.086
20438,226,308130.0591.5810.087
20448,355,710128.7431.5410.088
20458,484,102128.0421.5090.089
20468,611,246126.2461.4660.090
20478,737,073125.4081.4350.090
20488,861,747123.9411.3990.091
20498,985,221123.0071.3690.092
20509,107,462121.4741.3340.093
20519,228,286120.1741.3020.094
20529,347,869118.9911.2730.095
20539,466,068117.4091.2400.096
20549,582,977116.4081.2150.096
20559,698,571114.781.1830.097
20569,812,496113.0691.1520.098
20579,924,878111.6961.1250.099
205810,036,150110.8481.1040.100
205910,145,944108.741.0720.100
206010,253,942107.2561.0460.101
206110,360,448105.7561.0210.102
206210,465,411104.170.9950.103
206310,568,515102.0390.9660.104
206410,669,760100.4490.9410.104
206510,769,45198.9340.9190.105
206610,867,12496.4130.8870.106
206710,962,68394.7030.8640.107
206811,056,61893.1670.8430.107
206911,148,99391.5840.8210.108
207011,239,44589.320.7950.109
207111,327,60987.0070.7680.109
207211,413,32284.4190.7400.110
207311,496,86582.6680.7190.111
207411,578,05679.7130.6880.112
207511,656,50277.180.6620.112
207611,732,35974.5340.6350.113
207711,805,72172.190.6110.113
207811,876,82070.0080.5890.114
207911,945,72867.8070.5680.115
208012,012,25665.250.5430.115
208112,076,11062.4570.5170.116
208212,137,37660.0750.4950.116
208312,196,28057.7340.4730.117
208412,252,68955.0840.4500.117
208512,306,69952.9360.4300.118
208612,358,38950.4440.4080.119
208712,407,71648.210.3890.119
208812,454,85446.0660.3700.119
208912,499,90344.0310.3520.120
209012,542,90741.9790.3350.120
209112,583,55439.3140.3120.121
209212,621,82937.2370.2950.121
209312,658,14035.3840.2800.122
209412,692,37533.0860.2610.122
209512,724,15330.4690.2390.123
209612,753,35427.9350.2190.123
209712,780,26025.8750.2020.123
209812,805,18423.9740.1870.124

Palestine population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950944,8078.1520.8630.038
1951953,4089.050.9490.037
1952962,9089.9491.0330.037
1953973,33110.8981.1200.037
1954984,72911.8981.2080.037
1955997,11712.8791.2920.036
19561,010,49113.8681.3720.036
19571,024,86814.8861.4530.036
19581,040,25415.8861.5270.036
19591,056,62016.8471.5940.036
19601,073,84217.5961.6390.036
19611,091,75118.2221.6690.036
19621,110,22918.7341.6870.036
19631,128,44117.691.5680.035
19641,141,7538.9340.7820.035
19651,148,5174.5940.4000.034
19661,147,743-6.142-0.5350.034
19671,137,357-14.631-1.2860.033
19681,123,463-13.156-1.1710.032
19691,114,945-3.88-0.3480.031
19701,118,24110.4710.9360.030
19711,136,14825.3442.2310.030
19721,166,85136.0623.0910.030
19731,195,39921.0331.7600.030
19741,225,36438.8993.1750.031
19751,263,70637.7832.9900.031
19761,300,91336.6322.8160.031
19771,337,32336.1892.7060.032
19781,374,12337.412.7230.032
19791,412,62639.5962.8030.032
19801,453,62042.3932.9170.033
19811,497,54745.463.0360.033
19821,546,08751.623.3390.034
19831,604,10064.4064.0160.034
19841,674,18975.7734.5270.035
19851,731,08538.0182.1960.036
19861,775,26650.3452.8360.036
19871,862,765124.6536.6940.037
19881,963,25676.3283.8880.038
19892,041,38079.9213.9160.039
19902,124,60986.5364.0740.040
19912,214,27292.794.1910.041
19922,309,99998.6634.2720.042
19932,410,644102.6294.2580.043
19942,515,164106.4094.2310.044
19952,623,144109.5534.1770.046
19962,734,001112.1594.1030.047
19972,847,213114.2674.0140.048
19982,950,91893.1423.1570.049
19993,044,48693.9943.0880.050
20003,139,95496.9413.0880.051
20013,230,07883.3082.5790.052
20023,309,48675.5082.2820.052
20033,384,19073.92.1840.053
20043,460,12577.972.2530.053
20053,541,19384.1652.3770.054
20063,627,66888.7862.4480.055
20073,717,87891.6352.4650.055
20083,808,81890.2452.3690.056
20093,899,39890.9142.3320.057
20103,992,27894.8462.3760.057
20114,087,74496.0872.3510.058
20124,184,16196.7462.3120.058
20134,281,79498.522.3010.059
20144,380,47598.8412.2560.060
20154,484,614109.4372.4400.060
20164,593,848109.0322.3740.061
20174,700,947105.1652.2370.062
20184,805,547104.0352.1650.063
20194,909,775104.4212.1270.063
20205,019,401114.8332.2880.064
20215,133,392113.1482.2040.065