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  5/25/2014, Iyar 25, 5774

Report: Jerusalem's Population Grew 12,000 in 2012

Ahead of Wednesday's celebration of Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), the Central Bureau of Statistics released figures, Sunday, showing the population of Israel's capital to be 815,300 at the end of 2012 or 12,400 more than at the end of 2011.

The Jewish and non-Arab population of 515,200 represented 67 percent of the total, with the Arab 37 percent amounting to 300,100.