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A/AC.25/W/4
22 March 1949

UNITED NATIONS CONCILIATION COMMISSION FOR PALESTINE

W/4
22 March 1949
SETTLED POPULATION OF PALESTINE
BY TOWN AND SUB-DISTRICT,
ESTIMATED AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 1946.

(Reproduced from the Supplement to the Survey of Palestine, June 1947)


Locality
Total (a)
Moslems
Jews (a)
Christian
Others
Total
Urban
Rural
1,845,560
894,570
950,990
1,076,780
328,810
747,970
608,230
447,840
160,390
145,060
115,980
29,080
15,490
1,940
13,550
Galilee-Acre District
Safad Sub-district 56,970 47,310 7,170 1,630 860
Safad
Villages
12,610
44,360
9,780
37,530
2,400
4,770
430
1,200
-
860
Acre Sub-district 73,600 51,130 3,030 11,800 7,640
Acre
Villages
13,560
60,040
10,930
40,200
50
2,980
2,490
9,310
90
7,550
Tiberias Sub-district 41,470 23,940 13,640 2,470 1,420
Tiberias
Villages
11,810
29,660
4,990
18,950
6,030
7,610
780
1,690
10
1,410
Beisan Sub-district 24,950 16,660 7,590 680 20
Beisan
Villages
5,540
19,410
5,080
11,580
-
7,590
440
240
20
-
Nazareth Sub-district 49,910 30,160 7,980 11,770 -
Nazareth
Afula
Villages
15,540
2,470
31,900
6,290
10
23,860
-
2,460
5,520
9,250
-
2,520
-
-
-
Haifa District
Haifa Sub-district 253,450 95,970 119,020 33,710 4,760
Haifa
Hadera
Shafa 'Amr
Villages
145,430
7,590
3,740
96,690
41,000
-
1,380
53,590
74,230
7,570
10
37,210
29,910
20
1,590
2,190
290
-
760
3,700
Samaria District
Jenin Sub-district 61,210 60,000 - 1,210 -
Jenin
Villages
4,310
56,900
4,150
55,850
-
-
160
1,050
-
-
Nablus Sub-district(b) 94,600 92,810 - 1,560 230
Nablus
Villages (b)
24,660
69,940
23,740
69,070
-
-
690
870
230
-
Tulkarm Sub- district(b) 93,220 76,640 16,180 380 20
Tulkarm
Natanya
Villages (b)
8,860
5,290
79,070
8,560
-
68,080
-
5,290
10,890
280
-
100
20
-
-
Jerusalem District
Ramallah Sub-district 48,930 40,520 - 8,410 -
Ramallah
Villages
5,180
43,750
660
39,860
-
-
4,520
3,890
-
-
Jerusalem Sub-district 253,270 104,460 102,520 46,130 160
Jerusalem
Bethlehem
Beit Jala
Villages
164,440
9,140
3,740
75,950
33,680
2,630
200
67,950
99,320
-
-
3,200
31,330
6,490
3,540
4,770
110
20
-
30
Hebron Sub-district 93,120 92,640 300 170 10
Hebron
Villages
26,390
66,730
26,220
66,420
-
300
160
10
10
-
Lydda District
Jaffa Sub-district 409,290 95,980 295,160 17,790 360
Jaffa
Tel Aviv
Petah Tiqva
Villages
101,580
183,200
18,160
106,350
53,930
130
140
41,780
30,820
182,510
18,010
63,820
16,800
230
10
750
30
330
-
-
Ramle Sub-district 134,030 96,590 31,590 5,840 10
Ramle
Lydda
Rehovot
Rishon le Zion
Villages
16,380
18,250
10,350
8,790
80,260
12,910
16,250
-
-
67,430
-
20
10,330
8,790
12,450
3,470
1,970
20
-
380
-
10
-
-
-
Gaza District
Gaza Sub-district 150,540 145,700 3,540 1,300 -
Gaza
Majdal
Khan Yunis
Villages
37,820
10,900
12,350
89,470
36,760
10,810
12,310
85,820
-
-
-
3,540
1,060
90
40
110
-
-
-
-
Beersheba Sub-district 7,000 6,270 510 210 10
Beersheba
Villages
6,490
510
6,270
-
-
510
210
-
10
-

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(a) Revised de facto estimate.
(b) Revised figures, according to sub-district boundaries 1946.

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