As 2006 draws to a close, Israel's population stands at 7,100,00, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported Thursday.
Slightly over three-quarters (76 percent) of the population is Jewish; 20% are Arabs, and the remaining percentage is made up of various ethnicities.
In 2006, 19,900 new immigrants arrived in Israel, Army Radio reported.
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