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A less crowded planet - an expected population decline

True, we will reach a peak in about forty years’ time of 9.7 billion, but by century’s end we will be sliding down the other side of the population mountain quite fast.

By GWYNNE DYER
01/08/2020
People covered with Israeli national flags walk onto Rabin square to take part in the celebrations

Israel’s population reaches 9.2 million citizens

By 2030, Israel’s population is expected to reach 11.1 million, 13.2 million by 2040 and 15.2 million by 2048, which will be Israel’s 100th anniversary.

Israel's population reaches 9 million

Jewish citizens comprise about 74% of the population.

Israelis watching the IAF Independence Day show on the Tel Aviv beach

Israel 5778 in numbers: 25,000 new Olim, 89% of Israelis are happy

The State of Israel contains 2.51 million households. 52,809 couples got married throughout this year, while 14,819 separated.

04/09/2018
The Negev wilderness: A space of change, renewal and hope.

Israel at 70: Looking ahead at the next chapter in Israel's history

The new generation of Zionists is forging the way for Israel 2048.

AIRPLANES FLY over Israel for Independence Day.

As Israel celebrates 70th birthday, population grows to 8.842 million

Israel's population is expected to reach 15.2 million citizens by its centenary celebrations in 2048.

17/04/2018
Children get close to the land on Tu Bishvat, 2005

Overpopulation – really?

Since when has the Jewish people had to play by the rules of other societies?

By LEONIE BEN-SIMON
28/02/2018
A Holocaust survivor shows the number that was tattooed on his arm in a Nazi concentration camp duri

Report: Only 26,200 Holocaust survivors will be living in Israel by 2035

The report found that at the end of 2016 there were some 186,500 Holocaust survivors living in Israel.

Elderly couple

Israel’s Senior Citizens make up 11.3% of the total population

Ahead of International Senior Citizens Day on October 1, the Central Bureau of Statistics published their findings on topics relating to Israel's 65 and up population.

27/09/2017
Jerusalem protest

Is Israel on the right path when it comes to battling racism?

Two years ago, protests by Israelis of Ethiopian descent swept the country. The government’s response has been robust, but has anything really changed?

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