Gaza Facts – Source UN
The population of Gaza is 1.6 million, with over 50% under 18.
38% of Gazans live in poverty.
26% of the Gazan workforce, including 38% of youths, is unemployed.
The average wage declined by over 20% in the past six years.
54% of Gazans are food insecure and over 75% are aid recipients.
35% of Gaza’s farmland and 85% of its fishing waters are totally or partially inaccessible.
50-80 million litres of partially treated sewage are dumped in the sea each day.
Over 90% of the water from the Gaza aquifer is undrinkable.
85% of schools in Gaza run on double shifts.
More details at https://www.un.org/unispal/humanitarian-situation-in-the-gaza-strip-fast-facts-ocha-factsheet/
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