SOCIO-ECONOMIC REPORT - MAY 2011
Supplement: Productivity in the West Bank and Gaza in Q1/20111
In Gaza, around 224,300 persons were employed in Q1/2011 and production was worth US$400.6 million. The most productive sector in Gaza was construction, with 14% of value added but only 5% of employment. Another highly productive sector was agriculture, fishing and forestry, where 10% of workers were employed and 12% of GDP was produced, followed by services and other branches, with 59% of total production and 55% of total employment.