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Private enterprises in Palestine up by 3.8%, employed persons up by 11% in 2019 compared with 2018 – PCBS

RAMALLAH, There were 145,628 enterprises in the private and non-government sectors in Palestine in 2019 (98,181 enterprises in the West Bank and 47,447 enterprises in Gaza Strip), with a growth rate of 3.8 % compared with 2018, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).
These enterprises are operating in different economic sectors, and distributed as follows: internal trade activities 55.2%, services 28.5%, industry 14.2%, transportation and storage 0.7%, while each of the information and communications activities and construction activities constituted 0.5%, and the finance and insurance activities constituted 0.4%, it said.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)

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