MembersAlmost 9 Million Inhabitants

At the end of 2018, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics published figures revealing that the Jewish state’s population had increased by 2 percent over the past year to 8,972,000 inhabitants.

By Michael Selutin |
Photo: Flash 90

Of these, 6,668,000 (74.3 percent) are Jews, 1,878,000 (20.9 percent) are Arabs and 426,000 (4.8 percent) are others.

Eighty-one percent of the increase is attributable to natural population growth, with around 100,000 added to the Jewish population, and 37,000 to the Arab population. The other...

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