The census, carried out every decade, will start in earnest in April 2021.
While the population growth rate in Jerusalem is the same as that of the Israeli population, the various populations within the city are growing at different rates.
The study was published in honor of what Palestinian hold is Nakba (Catastrophe) Day on May 15, the same day on which the Gregorian calendar marks the creation of the state of Israel.
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.
World Jewry reached a population of 16.6 million right before the start of World War II in 1939.
In the past decade, the population increased by 1,627,000.
Over three-quarters (77.5%) of Christians living in Israel are Arabs, the CBS said, representing 7.2% of all Israeli-Arab citizens.
According to a new study by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), only 69% of 55-64 year olds are employed compared to 85% among 35-44 year olds.
Much of the reason can be assigned to the fact that few new people are moving beyond the Green Line and into settlements
But Iran's Environment Department head says that, "Without guaranteed imports, it will not be wise to increase the country's population."