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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
Baqa-Jatt is located in Israel
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. a b "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. a b c "Local Authorities in Israel 2005, Publication #1295 - Municipality Profiles - Baqa-Jatt" (PDF) (in Ebrew). 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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