Statistics

Three years of Al Aqsa Intifada:

September 29, 2000- September 29, 2003[1]

 

  

Palestinians killed by Israeli occupying forces in the OPT

Year

Percentage of total deaths

Number killed

First year

26.5%

591

Second year

46.9%

1045

Third year

26.6%

593

 

Total

2229

                                                                                                           

  Breakdown of number of Palestinians killed in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Area

Percentage of total deaths

Number killed

Gaza Strip

42.5%

947

West Bank

57.5%

1282

   

Context in which Palestinians have been killed

Context of killings

Percentage of total deaths

Number killed

Demonstrations

15.9%

355

Israeli incursions

55.6%

1240

Assassinations

13.8%

309

Other

14.7%

328

  

 

 

Breakdown of deaths in specific groups

Groups

Number killed

Percentage of total deaths

Children

433

19.4%

Females

129

5.8%

Medical personnel

18

0.8%

Journalists

8

0.35%

Internationals[2]

6

 

 

 

Palestinian children killed during Al Aqsa Intifada[3]

Year

Number

As a percentage of total killed in that year

First year

140

23%

Second year

163

15.5%

Third year

130

22 %

 

Location

Number

As a percentage of total killed in that location

West Bank

210

16.3%

Gaza Strip

223

23.5%

 

 

 

Assassinations[4]

Fatalities

First year

Second year

Third year

Total killed

Targeted persons

35

70

90

195

Non-targeted civilians

19

44

51

114

 

309

 

 

 

House Demolitions in the Gaza Strip

Year

Number of houses demolished

First year

321

Second year

307

Third year

614

Total

1242

 

 

District

Number of houses completely demolished

Number of houses partially demolished

Northern Gaza Strip

132

228

Gaza City

138

138

Central Gaza Strip

110

74

Khan Yunis

221

174

Rafah

641

459

Total

1242

1073

 

 

 

House demolitions from September 2002-2003

District

Number

Northern Gaza Strip

83

Gaza City

36

Central Gaza Strip

48

Khan Yunis

84

Rafah

356

Total

607

 

Number of Palestinians whose house were totally demolished: 10491

Number of Palestinians whose houses were partially demolished: 11466

Number of Palestinians whose houses were totally demolished in Rafah: 6247

 

 

House Demolitions in the West Bank during attacks on Palestinian residential areas

Number of houses completely demolished

Number of houses partially demolished

1200 1500

 

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

Date

Jerusalem

West Bank

Total

28-Sep31 Dec. 2000

1

2

3

Year 2001

49

54

103

Year 2002

42

350

392

Year 2003

54

83

137

Total

146

489

635

 

 

House demolitions as a collective punishment measure in the West Bank and Jerusalem

Jerusalem

West Bank

Total

7

210

217

 

 

Land Leveling in the Gaza Strip[5]

District

Dunoms[6]

Northern Gaza Strip

8852

Gaza City

2486

Central Gaza Strip

2360

Khan Yunis

4665

Rafah

2484

Total

20847

 


 


[1] September 2000-2001= 1st year

  September 2001-2002= 2nd year

  September 2002-2003= 3rd year

[2] Number of internationals killed not included in total. The inclusion of this figure brings the total number of people killed by Israeli occupying forces since the beginning of Al Aqsa Intifada to 2235

[3] Palestinian children account for 19.3% of the total number of Palestinians killed by Israeli occupying forces during Al Aqsa Intifada

[4] Total number of assassination attempts during al Aqsa Intifada = 271

[5] Approximately 13% of Gazas agricultural land has been leveled since the beginning of Al Aqsa Intifada

[6] 1 donum is equal to 1000 square meters.