Population Figures


On Independence Day, May 7, 2003, Israel's population stood at 6.7 million according to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics.

The Jewish population is approximately 5.4 million (counting for 38% of the world's Jews);

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On Independence Day, May 7, 2003, Israel’s population stood at 6.7 million according to Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics.

The Jewish population is approximately 5.4 million (counting for 38% of the world’s Jews); the non-Jewish population is approximately 1.3 million (82% of these are Muslims, 9% are Christians and 9% are Druze).

Israel’s population has grown more than eight-fold over the 15.5.48 population of 806,000.

Since last Independence Day, the population of the state of Israel has grown by 131,000, an annual growth rate of 2%.

Three million people have immigrated to Israel since 1948, with more than one million coming since 1990. 31,000 have immigrated in the past year.

140,000 babies were born in Israel during the past year.

Jerusalem has 680,000 residents; its population grew by 1.7% during the past year.

In 1948, 36% of the country’s population lived in the Tel Aviv area; 18% does so today.

In 1948, 2.5% of the country’s population lived in the southern district; 14% does so today.

Israel is reported to be one of the world’s most densely populated countries, with an average 294 people per square kilometer. The biggest chunk of this population lives in the Tel Aviv region.

The life expectancy of Israeli men is 76.7 years; for Israeli women it is 80.9 years.

Population figures by groups (absolute figures)

 

1995 (census)2005 (projected)2020 (projected)
Total5,612,3006,998,7008,994,300
Israeli Jews4,522,3005,357,9006,520,800
Israeli Arabs1,004,5001,362,5002,091,900
  Muslim Arabs811,2001,128,7001,788,100
  Christian Arabs101,000116,900141,800
  Druze92,300116,900162,000
Others85,600278,300381,600
  Non-Arab Christians*19,60027,40032,400
  Unclassified**66,000250,900349,200

 

Population figures by group and age (absolute figures / percent of total population)

 

0-1415-2425-4445-6465+
Israeli Jews1,216,300
21.7%
767,800
13.7%
1,204,900
21.5%
813,700
14.5%
519,700
9.3%
Israeli Arabs410,000
7.2%
211,200
3.8%
257,400
4.5%
95,300
1.8%
30,300
0.56%
  Muslim Arabs345,000
6.1%
171,700
3.1%
203,500
3.6%
70,200
1.3%
20,800
0.4%
  Christian Arabs30,400
0.5%
19,000
0.3%
29,400
0.5%
16,200
0.3%
6,000
0.1%
  Druze34,900
0.6%
20,500
0.4%
24,500
0.4%
8,900
0.2%
3,500
0.06%
Others21,700
0.37%
14,400
0.25%
31,800
0.5%
13,200
0.24%
4,500
0.08%
  Non-Arab Christians*4,200
0.07%
2,800
0.05%
6,700
0.1%
3,900
0.07%
2,000
0.04%
  Unclassified**17,500
0.3%
11,600
0.2%
25,100
0.4%
9,300
0.17%
2,500
0.04%

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