Appendix I

Population of Palestine
 
Total
Arabs
Year Population Muslims Christians Jews Others
1918 700,000 574,000 70,000 56,000
92%
8%
1922 757,182 590,000 73,014 83,794 9,4741
89%
11%
1931 1,035,821 759,712 91,398 174,610 10,1012
83%
17%
1946 1,972,560 1,203,780 145,060 608,230 15,4903
69%
31%
  1. Government of Palestine (British Mandate Government) Statistical Abstracts of Palestine, 1941, p.12
  2. Government of Palestine (British Mandate Government) Statistical Abstracts of Palestine, 1941, p.12
  3. Appendix 1 to Report of Sub-Committee 1, Official Records of 2nd Session of General Assembly, Ad Hoc Committee on the Palestinian Question, p.270

Appendix II

Population Distribution In Partitioned Palestine1 & 2
(U.N. Partition Scheme, 1947)
 
Arabs Jews Total
Jewish State 509,780 499,020 1,008,800
Arab State 725,000 10,000 735,000
International Jerusalem Zone 105,000 100,000 205,000
Grand Total 1,339,780 609,020 1,938,600
  1. U.N. General Assembly Resolution 181, 29 November 1947.
  2. "The Partition of Palestine", Institute for Palestinian Studies, Beirut, 1967, p.31-32

Appendix III

Jewish-Owned Land in Palestine
(Total land area of Palestine 6,580,755 acres)
 
Year Acres Percentage
1918 162,500 2%
1948 372,925 5.67%

 

Appendix IV

Land Distribution and Jewish Ownership in Partitioned Palestine
(U.N. Partition Scheme, 1947)1
 
% of Total Land Area of Palestine Jewish-Owned Land in State or Zone
Jewish State 56.47% 9.38%
Arab State 42.88% 0.84%
International Jerusalem Zone 0.65% 7.01%
  1. R. John & S. Hadawi, "The Palestine Diary Vol. II 1945-1948," Beirut, 1970, p.271

Appendix V

Population And Land Ownership In Palestine