Israel starts gearing up for 2021 population census

The census, carried out every decade, will start in earnest in April 2021.

Jerusalem's population in numbers

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.

A general view of Jerusalem's Old City shows the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in the
Jews and Palestinians are almost at parity in Israel, territories - study

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.

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.

‘WHAT SET ‘Let Our People Know’ apart from my Birthright trip was the impossibility of looking away
Worldwide population of 14.7 million Jews falls short of pre-war numbers

World Jewry reached a population of 16.6 million right before the start of World War II in 1939.

Israel’s population at 9,136,000 on the eve of 2020

In the past decade, the population increased by 1,627,000.

Israel’s Christian population grows to 177,000 citizens

Over three-quarters (77.5%) of Christians living in Israel are Arabs, the CBS said, representing 7.2% of all Israeli-Arab citizens.

Work it out

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.

A general view shows the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit in the West Bank April 7, 2019
Settler growth rate stagnant for third year in a row

Much of the reason can be assigned to the fact that few new people are moving beyond the Green Line and into settlements

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei smiles at a baby
Amid Iran's environmental, economic crises, Khamenei urges having more babies

But Iran's Environment Department head says that, "Without guaranteed imports, it will not be wise to increase the country's population."

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