Population of Israel: 8.8 million

Data released ahead of 2018 finds 75% of Israeli population is Jewish. 73.8% of babies born last year Jewish, 23.3% Arab.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2017, 2:25 PM

Israeli innovation feeds the world - with more fish protein

Hebrew University researcher finds a new way to grow larger fish to feed the expanding world population.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2017, 2:43 PM

Population of Israel: 8.68 million

As State of Israel nears 70th birthday, new statistics find that population is 10 times as great as it was during state's founding.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 4/27/2017, 1:22 PM

Israel's population reaches 8.58 million

Israel will have a population of 8.585 million citizens this Rosh Hashanah, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.JTA, 9/28/2016, 1:39 AM

Israel's population: Over 8.5 million

Israeli population grows by 2.2% since last year’s Independence Day, approximately 195,000 babies were born; 36,000 made Aliyah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2016, 2:30 PM

Statistics show Jewish, Arab fertility rates now even

Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics says Israel's population rose 2% in 2015 thanks to birth of 176,700 babies and 28,000 new olim.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 12/31/2015, 12:03 PM

Aliyah Spiked by 35% This Year

Ahead of Rosh Hashana, Jewish population stands at about 6.3 million residents; Jews makeup 75% of Israeli population, Arabs 20%.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 9/8/2015, 3:06 PM

Israel Remembers 23,320 Fallen Soldiers Since 1860

Defense Ministry figures reveal 116 security force personnel killed in last year alone, with 2,538 civilians murdered by terror since 1950.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2015, 1:47 PM

15,000 More Jews in Judea-Samaria in 2014

Jewish population over 1949 Armistice lines close to 400,000, according to the Interior Ministry.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 1/2/2015, 9:18 AM

Israel Population Now 8.2 Million - 75% Are Jewish

Since last Independence Day Israel's population has grown by a whopping 157,000, and now totals 8,180,000.Yaakov Levi, 5/1/2014, 2:32 PM

UN 'Politicized' Report Inflates Area C Arab Numbers

Former IDF colonel who helped draw Areas A, B, C maps slams UN claim of 300,000 Arabs in Area C. The real number is around 70,000.Ari Yashar, 3/6/2014, 6:13 PM

Israel Among Ten Most Powerful Nations In World

Recent study of National Power Index ranks Israel tenth; research is composite index of factors including military and economic capability.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2014, 12:35 PM

1 in 10 Babies in England and Wales Are Muslim

New survey data shows babies double total Muslim pop.; 80% increase between 2001-2011.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 9:08 AM

5773's Number One Names: Itai if it's a Boy, Noa if it's a Girl

Interior Ministry's Population Registry released their statistics on the Hebrew Calendar Year of 5773.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/2/2013, 2:19 PM

Govt: Israel's Population Grew Tenfold Since 1948

Just in time for Yom Ha'atzma'ut, the Central Bureau of Statistics released data on Israel's population.David Lev, 4/14/2013, 4:51 PM

Staying Home: Israeli Emigration at 40-Year Low

The number of Israelis leaving home for the Diaspora declined to a 40-year low, and many “yordim” - emigrants - are returning. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/7/2012, 9:57 AM

Study: Increase in Israel’s Jewish Population

A new study shows an increase in Israel’s Jewish population and a decrease in its Arab population. This trend is likely to continue.Elad Benari, 2/9/2011, 8:08 AM

‘The Jews Will Retain a Strong Majority in Israel’

Yesha Council’s deputy director general dismisses PA and demographer claims of a future Arab majority in Israel, recalls wrong predictions on 2000.Elad Benari, 1/3/2011, 5:14 AM

Study: More Jews in US Than in Israel

A new population study conducted by two US universities claims that more Jews still live in the United States than in Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2010, 9:59 AM

Israel’s Jewish Population Nears Six Million

The number of Jewish citizens towards the Rosh HaShanah New Year nears six million, as Jewish birth rate continues to climb.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/6/2010, 5:48 PM

Demographic Trend in Israel's Favor

Arab growth rate declining, Jewish growth rate rising. Contrary to PA numbers, there are 2.8 million Arabs in Judea/Samaria/Gaza, not 4 million.Hillel Fendel, 5/31/2010, 10:00 PM

Inflated Census Figures Show False Demographic Picture

Barak presented inflated figures on the number of Arabs, says a defense industry official: Jews make up a far larger part of Israel than in 1948.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/14/2010, 6:20 PM

Israel's Growth Outpaces the World

The Central Bureau of Statistics has released the latest population figures for Israeli cities and towns. The numbers are up at a 1.5% annual rate.Hillel Fendel, 10/14/2009, 6:50 AM

Israel’s Future is Young: Jewish Birthrate Up, Muslim Rate Down

End of the year statistics show a young and Jewish Israel in the future. The Jewish birthrate rose this year while the Muslim birthrate dropped.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/16/2009, 2:28 PM