Daily Israel Report
13:45
Reported

News Brief

  12/30/2012, Tevet 17, 5773

Israel's Population Nears 8 Million


There were roughly 7,981,000 Israeli citizens in Israel as of late December, 2012, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported Sunday. Of those, 6,015 thousand - 75.4% - were Jewish and 1,648 thousand, or 20.6%, were Arab.
 
The population growth rate in 2012 was 1.8%.