Statistics related to Al Aqsa Intifada: 29 September, 2000- updated 05 January, 2010

Death and Injuries during the Al Aqsa Intifada:

  • 4958 Palestinians Civilians have been killed by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) forces in the OPT.

  • A further 1469 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) in armed clashes in the OPT.

  • 17785 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) in the Gaza Strip since the beginning of the Intifada.

  • 13980 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


Number killed

Percentage of total deaths

Children 1211


Females 274


Medical personnel 32


Journalists 11



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

Palestinian Civilians  killed during Al Aqsa Intifada

Location Number As a percentage of total killed in that location
West Bank 1705 34%
Gaza Strip 3253 66%

Israeli Assassinations

Fatalities Total killed
Targeted persons 519
Non-targeted civilians 233
Total 752

House Demolitions in the Gaza Strip

  • Number of Palestinians whose house were totally demolished: 5107

  • Number of Palestinians whose houses were partially demolished: 6549

House Demolitions by district in the Gaza Strip

District Number of houses completely demolished Number of houses partially demolished
Northern Gaza Strip 1177 2219
Gaza City 658 1041
Central Gaza Strip 486 1094
Khan Yunis 933 592
Rafah 1853 1603


5107 6549


Land Leveling in the Gaza Strip[2]  47968 Donoms[3]


[1] Number of internationals killed not included in total
[2] Approximately 14% of Gaza’s agricultural land has been leveled since the beginning of Al Aqsa Intifada
[3] 1 donum is equal to 1000 square metres