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  Tevet 17, 5773 , 30/12/12

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%.


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