israel 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.

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.

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?

A Holocaust survivor shows his tattoo
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.

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?

PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN poses with managers of Ayalim, an organization that operates student-run vil
Rivlin lauds Ayalim latter-day pioneers for populating Negev

The Ayalim Association was established in 2002 by a group of released soldiers who took up the challenge of creating communities in the Negev and the Galilee.

Haredi, Arab populations grow in Jerusalem as overall growth declines

Approximately 18,000 residents moved out of Jerusalem in 2015, while 8,200 ultra-Orthodox and 7,800 Arabs moved in.

A baby
On Israel's 69th birthday, population reaches 8.68 million

The country is rapidly approaching the tipping point where the majority of the world’s Jews will be living in Israel.

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