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A clear correlation between education and employment for both Jews and Arabs

By DAFNA SHEMER
January 18, 2018 10:00
2 minute read.
The correlation between education and employment is evident among both Jews and Arabs

The correlation between education and employment is evident among both Jews and Arabs. (photo credit: JERUSALEM INSTITUTE FOR POLICY RESEARCH)

 
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The correlation between education and employment is evident among both Jews and Arabs.

According to a labor force survey conducted for the year 2016 by the Central Bureau of Statistics, the rate of employment of Jews aged 25 to 64 is 82%. The employment rate among Jews who hold a BA is 89%, rising to 91% among those who have an MA, and to 92% for those who have a PhD. Among Jews who possess a matriculation certificate only (who did not continue on to higher education), the rate of employment is 81%.

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