Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Israel's population nearly 8.5m at end of 2015

From Globes [online], 31 December 2015:

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At the end of 2015, the population of Israel has reached 8,462,000, the Central Bureau of statistics reports. Over the past year, the country's population has grown by 2%.

The Jewish population has reached 6.335 million (74.9%), the Arab population 1.757 million (20.7%), while 370,000 (4.4%) are defined as others.

The population should surpass 10 million by 2025. 

Over the past year, 176,700 babies were born, and 28,000 new immigrants came to the country. 25% of the new immigrants came from France, 24% from Ukraine, 23% from Russia and 9% from the US. 
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