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Statistics related to Al Aqsa Intifada: 29 September, 2000- updated 23 October, 2005

Death and Injuries during the Al Aqsa Intifada:

  • 2890 Palestinians Civilians have been killed by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) forces in the OPT.

  • A further 480 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) in armed clashes in the OPT.

  • 8653 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) in the Gaza Strip since the beginning of the Intifada.

  • 13750 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) in the West Bank territory since the beginning of the Intifada.

Breakdown of deaths by specific groups

Groups

Number killed

Percentage of total deaths

Children 646

22%

Females 106

3.6%

Medical personnel 19

0.7%

Journalists 8

0.34%

 

In addition six internationals have been killed in the OPT[1]

Palestinian children killed during Al Aqsa Intifada[2]

Location Number As a percentage of total killed in that location
West Bank 284 19%
Gaza Strip 362 26%

Israeli Assassinations

Fatalities Total killed
Targeted persons 321
Non-targeted civilians 169
Total 490

House Demolitions in the Gaza Strip

  • Number of Palestinians whose house were totally demolished: 24768

  • Number of Palestinians whose houses were partially demolished: 25211

  • Number of Palestinians whose houses were totally demolished in Rafah: 15427

  • Number of Palestinians whose houses were partially demolished in Rafah: 13457

House Demolitions by district in the Gaza Strip

District Number of houses completely demolished Number of houses partially demolished
Northern Gaza Strip 258 330
Gaza City 178 295
Central Gaza Strip 157 150
Khan Yunis 644 325
Rafah 1467 1087

Total

2704 2187

House Demolitions on the grounds of the lack of building licenses in the West Bank and Jerusalem

Date Jerusalem West Bank Total
28-Sep–31 Dec. 2000

1

2

3

Year 2001 49 54 103

Year 2002

42 350 392

Year 2003

54 83 137

Total

146 489 635

Land Leveling in the Gaza Strip[3]

District

Donoms[4]
Northern Gaza Strip 14204

Gaza City

3295

Central Gaza Strip

3695

Khan Yunis

6894
Rafah 3546

Total

31634

 


[1] Number of internationals killed not included in total
[2] Palestinian children account for 19.3% of the total number of Palestinians killed by Israeli occupying forces during Al Aqsa Intifada
[3] Approximately 13% of Gaza’s agricultural land has been leveled since the beginning of Al Aqsa Intifada
[4] 1 donum is equal to 1000 square metres
 


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