Inside Jerusalem

The Facts and Figures on the nation's capital.

By
May 16, 2018 16:08
2 minute read.
A father and son in Mea She’arim

A father and son in Mea She’arim. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The yearly Facts and Trends in the State of the City and Its Changing Trends report provided by the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, based on data gathered by the Central Bureau of Statistics, the municipality and the National Insurance Institute, provides a picture of life in Jerusalem.

About 10% of all residents of Israel are Jerusalemites. At the end of 2016, Jerusalem’s had 882,700 residents: 332,600 (38%) Arabs and 550,100 (62%) Jews and others (non-Arabs). The breakdown by religion is 536,630 Jews (61%), 319,840 Muslims (36%) and 15,720 Christians (2%) of whom 12,550 are Arab Christians and another 10,290 are uncategorized residents (1%).

Read More...

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content