E.g., 12/13/2018
E.g., 12/13/2018

Country Resource - Israel

Israel

IL
  • Population*........................................................8,299,706 (July 2017 est.)
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.51% (2017 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................18.1 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................5.2 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................2.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.........Jewish 74.7% (of which Israel-born 76.3%, Europe/America/Oceania-born 16.2%, Africa-born 4.8%, Asia-born 2.7%), non-Jewish 25.2% (mostly Arab) (2016 est.)

    * 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.