E.g., 12/03/2016
E.g., 12/03/2016

Country Resource - Israel

Israel

IL
  • Population*........................................................8,174,527 (includes populations of the Golan Heights of Golan Sub-District and also East Jerusalem, which was annexed by Israel after 1967) (July 2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.53% (2016 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................18.3 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................5.2 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................2.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.........Jewish 74.8% (of which Israel-born 75.6%, Europe/America/Oceania-born 16.6%, Africa-born 4.9%, Asia-born 2.9%), non-Jewish 25.2% (mostly Arab) (2015 est.)

    * approximately 20,500 Israeli settlers live in the Golan Heights; approximately 211,640 Israeli settlers live in East Jerusalem (2014)

CIA World Factbook

Israel is home to Jews and Jewish immigrants as well as Israeli Arabs, Palestinian refugees, and others. But the arrival of foreign workers in the 1990s has further complicated the country's migration issues, as Martha Kruger reports.

Recent Activity

Israel is home to Jews and Jewish immigrants as well as Israeli Arabs, Palestinian refugees, and others. But the arrival of foreign workers in the 1990s has further complicated the country's migration issues, as Martha Kruger reports.