September/October 2000

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the population of the State of Israel stands at 6.3 million

Thursday, September 28, 2000

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the population of the State of Israel stands at 6.3 million, of whom 82% (5.15 million) are Jews and others and 18% (1.15 million) are Arabs.

Included in the grouping "Jews and others" are 4.95 million people registered as Jews in the population registry (78.57% of the country's total population) and approximately 200,000 non-Jewish new immigrants and their family members (of whom 180,000 are not classified vis-a-vis religion; the remaining 20,000 are classified as Christians).

In the past year, the country's population grew by 165,000, or 2.5%, slightly lower than in the previous year. Net immigration constituted 34% of this figure, as opposed to 36% in the previous year. 73,000 immigrants arrived in Israel during the past year, as opposed to 63,000 the previous year. Almost 90% of these came from the former USSR as a whole, with 36% coming from the Russian Federation alone.

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