E.g., 11/01/2014
E.g., 11/01/2014

Country Resource - Israel

Israel

IL
  • Population.......................................................................7,821,850 (July 2014 est.)*
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.46% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................18.44 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................5.54 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................1.68 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.........Jewish 75.1% ( of which Israel-born 73.6%, Europe/America/Oceania-born 17.9%, Africa-born 5.2%, Asia-born 3.2%), non-Jewish 24.9% (mostly Arab) (2012 est.)

    * Note: approximately 341,400 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank (2012); approximately 18,900 Israeli settlers live in the Golan Heights (2012); approximately 196,400 Israeli settlers live in East Jerusalem (2011) 

CIA World Factbook

Israel is home to Jews and Jewish immigrants as well as Israeli Arabs, Palestinian refugees, and others. But the arrival of foreign workers in the 1990s has further complicated the country's migration issues, as Martha Kruger reports.

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Israel is home to Jews and Jewish immigrants as well as Israeli Arabs, Palestinian refugees, and others. But the arrival of foreign workers in the 1990s has further complicated the country's migration issues, as Martha Kruger reports.