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Country Resource - Israel

Israel

IL
  • Population*........................................................8,424,904 (July 2018 est.)
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.49% (2018 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................17.9 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................5.2 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................2.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.........Jewish 74.4% (of which Israel-born 76.9%, Europe/America/Oceania-born 15.9%, Africa-born 4.6%, Asia-born 2.6%), Arab 20.9%, other 4.7% (2018 est.)

* includes populations of the Golan Heights or Golan Sub-District and also East Jerusalem, which was annexed by Israel after 1967; approximately 22,000 Israeli settlers live in the Golan Heights (2016); approximately 201,000 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.

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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.