Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Population Israel..... Stats

On the eve of the 61st anniversary of its founding, the population of Israel stands at 7,411,000 - 75 percent of it Jewish - up from 7,282,000 last year.

According to figures released by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Monday, the Jewish population of Israel stands at 5,593,000 and the Arab population is listed at 1,498,000, or 20.2% of the general population.

Foreign residents of Israel and their children who are not citizens make up 4.3% of the country's population.

154,000 new babies were born in Israel and 12,000 people immigrated to the country over the past year.

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