The following are among the new neighborhoods built in areas liberated in 1967, and their populations:
Gilo - 32,000
Har Homa – 8,500
N\'vei Yaakov – 22,000
Pisgat Ze’ev – 41,000
Ramat (Reches) Shlomo – 17,000
Ramot (Alon) – 47,000
Talpiot Mizrach – 15,000
As in recent years, more people left the city last year than moved in – but the gap is dropping. In 2008, 18,500 moved out, while 13,600 moved in – a negative balance of 4,900, which is an improvement by between 1,000 and 2,000 over recent years. Just over a third of those who left moved to
110,000 vehicles enter
Green areas in
The city’s Jewish population grew 1% in 2008, and the Arab sector grew by 3%. 23% of the Jewish families and 67% of the Arab families live beneath the poverty level.
The city has 60 museums, 6,382 street benches, 400 paper recycling bins, 550 plastic recycling bins, 821 public parks, and 70 garbage collection vehicles.
It also has 70 hotels, with a total of 9,000 rooms, as well as 2,000 archaeological sites, 220 junctions with traffic lights, and 11 tunnels with a total length of 6 kilometers.
Over 226,000 children are registered in
The most popular names: David and Sarah in the hareidi system, Yonatan and Hodaya in the religious network, Daniel and Noah (not to be confused with the boys’ name Noach) in the secular schools, and Muhammed and Malek in the Arab sector.
2,100 new immigrants settled in
The city’s longest street is