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  • באקה-ג'ת
  • باقة جتّ
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • An aa spelledBaqa-Jat (offeecial)
A residential aurie in Baqa al-Gharbiyye
A residential aurie in Baqa al-Gharbiyye
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Coordinates: 32°24′59.22″N 35°2′53.87″E / 32.4164500°N 35.0482972°E / 32.4164500; 35.0482972Coordinates: 32°24′59.22″N 35°2′53.87″E / 32.4164500°N 35.0482972°E / 32.4164500; 35.0482972
Destrict Haifa
 • TeepCeety
 • Total16.392 km2 (6.329 sq mi)

Baqa-Jatt is an Israeli-Arab ceety in the Haifa Destrict o Israel established in 2003 throu a merger o Baqa al-Gharbiyye an Jatt. Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics (CBS), Baqa-Jatt haed a population o 32,400 at the end o 2007.[1] Encompassin an aurie o 18,100 dunams (18.1 km²), Baqa-Jatt is pairt o the region kent as the Triangle.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, in 2005 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis entirely Arab, wi nae Jews. A tot o 48.8% residents wur 19 years o age or younger, 16.1% atween 20 an 29, 19.3% atween 30 an 44, 10.4% frae 45 tae 59, 2.1% frae 60 tae 64, an 3.3% 65 years o age or aulder. The population growthe rate in 2005 wis 2.36%.[2] The population in 2007 wis 32,400—an increase o approximately 700 syne the previous year. Accordin tae the CBS, the population is expectit tae rise tae 32,700.[1]

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, thare wur 10 schuils an 5,391 students in Baqa-Jatt in 2005: sax elementary schuils wi an enrollment o 3,194 students, an fower post-elementary schuils (Baqa-Jatt daes no divide atween middle an seicontary) wi 2,197 students. 57.8% o 12t grade students wur entitled tae a matriculation certificate in 2005.[2]

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, as o 2004, thare wur 7,175 salaried wirkers an 1,216 sel-employed in Baqa-Jatt. The mean monthly wage in 2004 for a salaried wirker in the ceety wis 4,340 NIS, a positive chynge o 14.7% compared tae 2004. Salaried males haed a mean monthly wage of NIS 4,874 (a chynge of 8.3%) versus NIS 3,154 for females (a chynge o 48%). The mean income for the sel-employed wis 4,516. Thare wur 174 fowk who received unemployment benefits an 2,474 fowk who received an income guarantee.[2]

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

Syne December 2005, an interfaith basketbaw program, PeacePlayers Internaitional, haes been operating in Israel. Samer Jassar, 2.06 meters(6'9"), a resident o Jatt, wis spottit as an upcomin talent bi an NBA general manager, an is nou at ane o the tap basketbaw prep schuils in the Unitit States.[3]

See an aa[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 1,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 30 Juin 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Local Authorities in Israel 2005, Publication #1295 - Municipality Profiles - Baqa-Jatt" (PDF) (in Ebreu). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 25 November 2007.
  3. Arab village is unlikely source for potential star Mittleman, Jerry. 2007-11-02. Accessed on 2007-12-27.

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