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'Israel will be less than 70% Jewish in less than a decade'

New data reveals Jewish percentage in Israel hits all time new low, Israeli Immigration Policy Center urges: 'Maintain responsible immigration policy that will also ensure Israel's future as a refuge for the Jewish people.'

'Israel will be less than 70% Jewish in less than a decade'

12 times more than in 1948:

Ahead of Independence Day: 9.9 million people living in Israel

Since last Independence day, Israel's population has grown by 189,000 people; by next Independence Day, Israel's population is expected to reach over 10 million.

Ahead of Independence Day: 9.9 million people living in Israel

Survey: Who lives better, Jews or Arabs?

The Central Bureau of Statistics has published a study showing that Jews enjoy a better quality of life than Arabs, but suffer more assaults in traffic.

Survey: Who lives better, Jews or Arabs?

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Approx. 46% of world Jews live in Israel

In 2022 there were 15.3 million, still less than before the Holocaust when the number was 16.6 million.

Approx. 46% of world Jews live in Israel

New survey:

Haredim do more volunteer work than any other sector

Volunteering leads to higher rates of life satisfaction, survey found.

Haredim do more volunteer work than any other sector

Israel's first internet census declared a success

First internet population census in Israel is successful; over 100,000 respond to census questionnaire since its inauguration.

Israel's first internet census declared a success

Israel's fertility rate dropped in 2020

In 2020, 3.8% less babies were born than in 2018, and the fertility rate dropped below 3.0, Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics says.

Israel's fertility rate dropped in 2020

Israel is growing - here are the numbers at the start of 2022

Central Bureau of Statistics releases figures showing Israeli population grew by 160,000 in 2021.

Israel is growing - here are the numbers at the start of 2022

Jerusalem's Pantry Packers brings volunteering to the US

'The hands-on lesson is one of doing kindness in its purest form.'

Jerusalem's Pantry Packers brings volunteering to the US

Israel's population nears 10 million

Jewish Israelis comprise 73.9% of population, Arabs 21.1%, statistics show.

Israel's population nears 10 million

Number of Israelis traveling abroad rising slowly but surely

Number of Israelis traveling abroad on the rise but far from pre-pandemic rate, statistics show.

Number of Israelis traveling abroad rising slowly but surely

6.8 million Jews live in Israel on eve of Independence Day

Over 1/4 of Israeli population are children under age of 14. Nearly 50% of global Jewish population lives in Israel.

6.8 million Jews live in Israel on eve of Independence Day

How many babies were born in the year of COVID-19?

With change of civil years, Central Bureau of Statistics publishes Israel population data, which has grown by 1.7% in past year.

How many babies were born in the year of COVID-19?

Despite the pandemic - No increase in mortality in 2020

Central Bureau of Statistics finds mortality rates in Israel were unusually low at start of 2020, rose to 2019 levels after COVID-19 onset.

Despite the pandemic - No increase in mortality in 2020

Jobs drop 27.4% in April

Hospitality and food sectors in Israel see 75.7% loss in jobs in first month of coronavirus lockdown.

Jobs drop 27.4% in April

72nd Independence Day

6.8 million Jews in Israel

Israel's population grows by 1.9% over the past year.

6.8 million Jews in Israel

Survey: The more children Jews have, the happier they are

CBS statistics show: Married people are happier than unmarried people, life satisfaction climbs as number of children rises.

Survey: The more children Jews have, the happier they are

Which Israeli city has the highest divorce rate?

New government release shows statistics on marriage, divorce, home ownership, and more.

Which Israeli city has the highest divorce rate?

Nearly 90% of Israelis happy with their jobs

Close to 90% of Israelis are happy with their jobs and lives, though nearly a third live in debt.

Nearly 90% of Israelis happy with their jobs

Report: 42% of Israeli families live in overdraft

More Arabs then Jews avoid using credit cards, and less have mortgage debt.

Report: 42% of Israeli families live in overdraft

Beit Shemesh has the largest number of children per family

Children make up 33% of Israel's population, statistics show.

Beit Shemesh has the largest number of children per family

Nearly a third of haredim didn't grow up haredi

Educated parents mean educated children - and nearly a third of haredim did not grow up in a haredi home, CBS survey shows.

Nearly a third of haredim didn't grow up haredi

Most senior citizens are happy with their lives

New statistics paint positive picture of how Israeli seniors fare: Most are happy, financially independent, and in good health.

Most senior citizens are happy with their lives

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, to see a 14% increase in number of students

New statistics show Israel's public school sectors growing, as number of students in Arab schools drop.

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, to see a 14% increase in number of students

Muslims now make up 18% of Israel's population

Muslim population growth, fertility rates, decline slightly in 2018, statistics show.

Muslims now make up 18% of Israel's population

A third of young adults live with their parents

New survey shows 32% of young adults live with their parents, 79% of them are employed. Also: Most divorces happen after 10 or more years.

A third of young adults live with their parents

Number of car accidents in Israel drops

Central Statistics Bureau presents data on road accidents showing decrease in accidents as well as fatalities and injuries compared to 2017.

Number of car accidents in Israel drops

City with the most children - Modi'in Ilit

Israeli households have 2.46 children on average, nearly 3 million children in country, Central Bureau of Statistics reported.

City with the most children - Modi'in Ilit

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Percentage of senior citizens rises, statistics show most senior are happy with their lives.

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Watch: If Israel were a village of 100 persons

Central Bureau of Statistics presents latest population data - with a scaled-down model for easier visualization.

Watch: If Israel were a village of 100 persons

Netanyahu: It's good to live in Israel

'People feel the country is on an upward path, that it's good to live here - so about 90% of citizens say they're satisfied living here.'

Netanyahu: It's good to live in Israel

89% of Israelis satisfied with their lives

Central Bureau of Statistics publishes population details ahead of Rosh Hashanah, finding that average life expectancy continues to rise.

89% of Israelis satisfied with their lives

Study shows Muslim birthrate rising

Study shows Israeli Muslim birthrate rising, reversing a 16-year decrease. Muslims make up close to 18% of Israel's population.

Study shows Muslim birthrate rising

Haredim most satisfied with life

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics report, 91% of haredim contributed to charity, compared to 60% of secular Israelis.

Haredim most satisfied with life

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.

Population of Israel: 8.8 million

Within 45 years:

Sharp jump in number of singles

Israelis marry more than in most developed countries, but marriage age has climbed steadily in recent decades.

Sharp jump in number of singles

Gaps between the center and periphery affect teachers, too

Teachers in Israel's periphery have lower test scores than teachers in Israel's center - and it may be affecting the students.

Gaps between the center and periphery affect teachers, too

Tourism in Israel hits record high

Tourism during first half of 2017 jumps 26%, marking record high. Tourism Minister: Expect similar stats in coming months.

Tourism in Israel hits record high

Report: Half of all Arabs don't read books

Central Bureau of Statistics: Women read more books than men, half of Arabs don't read at all.

Report: Half of all Arabs don't read books

Jerusalem is Israel's largest city

Jerusalem's population grows by 16,000 residents, 8,200 of whom are Jewish.

Jerusalem is Israel's largest city

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.

Population of Israel: 8.68 million

What were the most popular names for boys and girls in 2015?

The Central Bureau of Statistics published the most popular names for boys and girls in 2015.

What were the most popular names for boys and girls in 2015?

Residents of Judea and Samaria feel most secure of all Israelis

CBS finds residents of Judea and Samaria feel the most secure of all Israelis. Residents of Jerusalem feel the least secure.

Residents of Judea and Samaria feel most secure of all Israelis

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.

Israel's population reaches 8.58 million

Average wage rises to 9,507 shekels

Of all jobs measured in May, 33% had a higher-than-average wage, while 66% had a lower-than-average wage.

Average wage rises to 9,507 shekels

Data reveals haredi educational gap

Statistics regarding dropout rates among haredim in academia emerges to challenge haredi narrative that core curriculum is unnecessary.

Data reveals haredi educational gap

Divorce becoming more common in Israel

Central Bureau of Statistics reveal that about 2% of the population are divorced, rate is constantly increasing.

Divorce becoming more common in Israel

Jerusalem the Golden

Jerusalem now home to 10% of Israelis

The largest city in Israel, 870,000 residents recorded in Jerusalem as of 2015 Jerusalem Day statistics reveal.

Jerusalem now home to 10% of Israelis

Road accident rate rises for third year

126 Israelis killed so far in 2016; 1,200 injured on electric bikes.

Road accident rate rises for third year

83% of Israelis are satisfied with where they live

Central Bureau of Statistics releases figures from the 2014 quality of life survey.

83% of Israelis are satisfied with where they live

68 years since Israel's founding

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.

Israel's population: Over 8.5 million

Israeli women better educated - yet still earn less than men

Central Bureau of Statistics releases report on women in Israel ahead of International Women's Day

Israeli women better educated - yet still earn less than men

Crisis in the capital

Stats show Jerusalem is being abandoned

Figures from 2014, well before terror wave, reveal capital tops negative migration at 6,740, majority of them young. Due to building freeze?

Stats show Jerusalem is being abandoned

45 Jewish Mohammeds in Israel?

CBS records show that in 2014, no less than 45 Jewish children were named after the Muslim prophet.

45 Jewish Mohammeds in Israel?

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.

Statistics show Jewish, Arab fertility rates now even

Most popular baby names among Jews: Noam and Noa

In 2014 the most popular baby name was Muhammad – one in seven boys was given the most common Muslim name

Most popular baby names among Jews: Noam and Noa

Israeli lifespan could extend past 90 soon, officials say

Israelis already have among the longest lifespans of any nation – and that lifespan is set to get even longer, statistics say.

Israeli lifespan could extend past 90 soon, officials say

Finance Ministry Calls Emergency Meeting over Economy Slump

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon calls emergency meeting following CBS report on poor economic growth in second quarter 2015.

Finance Ministry Calls Emergency Meeting over Economy Slump

Teacher Burnout At Record High

One in four new teachers will switch professions within five years, Central Bureau of Statistics reveals.

Teacher Burnout At Record High

One in Ten Israelis Forced to Skip Hot Meals Due to Poverty

Poll shows Israelis generally happy with life, but poverty still effects a significant portion, particularly among Arabs and haredim.

One in Ten Israelis Forced to Skip Hot Meals Due to Poverty