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About 9 million residents in Israel

About 9 million residents in Israel

Jewish population numbers about 6.744 million (74.2% of total population); Arab population - about 1.907 million (21%).Mordechai Sones, 26/09/2019 13:56
Younger workers report biggest gains in happiness with pay

Younger workers report biggest gains in happiness with pay

US employees are more satisfied with their jobs than they've been in two decades, WSJ report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2019 19:51
Israel's richest - and poorest neighborhoods

Israel's richest - and poorest neighborhoods

Four of the seven richest neighborhoods in the state of Israel are located in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2019 16:32
The Creator's love for His People isn't statistical

The Creator's love for His People isn't statistical

When you need G-d's help but feel the situation somehow precludes the possibility, remember the story of the old grandmother. CommentaryMordechai Sones, 14/02/2019 14:40
Ahead of new year, immigration on the rise

Ahead of new year, immigration on the rise

Jewish Agency figures reveal 5% rise in 'Aliyah' during 2018, including 45% increase from Russia.Yoni Kempinski, 30/12/2018 13:33
Most common cause of death in Israel is cancer

Most common cause of death in Israel is cancer

Central Bureau of Statistics report reveals most common causes of death in Israel.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2018 14:58
16 killed in accidents in September

16 killed in accidents in September

Number of accidents with casualties decreases by 1.2% from August 2017 to September 2018.Mordechai Sones, 22/10/2018 17:21
Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Percentage of senior citizens rises, statistics show most senior are happy with their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2018 17:45
How many Jews are there in the world?

How many Jews are there in the world?

Statistics show slight rise in number of Jews in Israel and around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2018 00:21
The ten most common names

The ten most common names

In preparation for Rosh Hashanah 5779, Population and Immigration Authority summarizes past year's data.Mordechai Sones, 03/09/2018 19:46
Israeli study: Surfing the net delays marriage

Israeli study: Surfing the net delays marriage

New study of Israeli singles shows that those who surf the net tend to believe people should marry later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 11:09
Number of travelers arriving in Israel jumps 60% in October

Number of travelers arriving in Israel jumps 60% in October

3.3 million tourists arrive in Israel over period of 3 months, number of total visitors arriving in October rises to 464,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 08:46
Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

Divorced fathers, Ethiopian immigrants, are also at heightened risk. And why are Jews more likely to commit suicide than Arabs?Chana Roberts, 07/08/2017 15:46
New study shows Jewish spouses matter

New study shows Jewish spouses matter

Children of intermarriage less likely to identify as Jews, engage in Jewish activities; only 15% of non-Orthodox US Jews have Jewish spouse.JTA, 21/06/2017 07:11
February 2017 tourism 'best ever'

February 2017 tourism 'best ever'

Tourism in January, February 25% higher than corresponding months in 2016.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2017 14:33
Report: 10% of Israeli children go to bed hungry

Report: 10% of Israeli children go to bed hungry

Number of reported abuse cases involving children jumps from 14,513 in 2006 to 17,677 in 2015.Hezki Baruch, 16/01/2017 13:21
Report: 372 killed in road accidents in 2016

Report: 372 killed in road accidents in 2016

Number of road accident victims tops number of terror victims, rises from 356 in 2015.Chana Roberts, 31/12/2016 20:47
Wall Street Journal misquotes Israeli, corrects its mistake

Wall Street Journal misquotes Israeli, corrects its mistake

'What's driving Israeli and Palestinian activists to ditch the two-state solution is the rapidly-growing number of Jews in the West Bank...'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2016 14:59
Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Government sees 39% drop in number of Ethiopians relying on welfare income supplements.Didi Rosenberg, 28/11/2016 08:49
Israeli students top OECD list

Israeli students top OECD list

More Israeli students study social, environmental sciences than those in any other OECD country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2016 22:55
Jerusalem now home to 10% of Israelis

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.Tova Dvorin, 31/05/2016 16:41
Study: Just 25% of Israelis feel 'secure'

Study: Just 25% of Israelis feel 'secure'

33% of Israelis would continue going to work in the event of a missile attack - but just 9% would send their kids to school.Tova Dvorin, 29/05/2016 08:04
Poll: Most Israelis against unity government

Poll: Most Israelis against unity government

Two separate studies show huge opposition to Likud-Zionist Union coalition; support for Jewish Home, Yesh Atid at 2013 levels.Tova Dvorin, 16/05/2016 21:31
Ethiopian soldiers more likely to commit suicide

Ethiopian soldiers more likely to commit suicide

Statistics also reveal that soldiers with previous psychiatric diagnoses are less likely to commit suicide.Tova Dvorin, 16/05/2016 16:50
45,000 Shoah survivors live in poverty in Israel

45,000 Shoah survivors live in poverty in Israel

Grim statistics also reveal 50% suffer from bad health, loneliness. Former MK: Government must make a master plan.Tova Dvorin, 03/05/2016 15:56
Report: Israelis working hard, making less

Report: Israelis working hard, making less

40% of employees making half the national average wage, report reveals in honor of May Day.Tova Dvorin, 01/05/2016 08:26
Israelis support separate wards for Arabs, Jews

Israelis support separate wards for Arabs, Jews

69% of the Israeli public would prefer to keep Arab and Jews separate in maternity wards, study finds.Hezki Baruch, 11/04/2016 11:03
Report: 1/3 of Iraqis believe US supports ISIS

Report: 1/3 of Iraqis believe US supports ISIS

Shocking State Department study reveals rampant anti-US sentiment in Iraq, belief the US 'created' ISIS to plunder oil.Tova Dvorin, 08/04/2016 12:03
Iran helps spike rate of worldwide executions

Iran helps spike rate of worldwide executions

Executions up 31% in Iran in 2015, including four minors; worldwide death penalty rate at 25-year high.Tova Dvorin, 06/04/2016 19:23
Study: Nearly half of Israeli Arabs depressed

Study: Nearly half of Israeli Arabs depressed

Physical, mental health poorer in Israeli Arab sector, in study released amidst debate on segregation in hospitals.Tova Dvorin, 06/04/2016 18:00
Security forces: Arab terror could last 'months'

Security forces: Arab terror could last 'months'

Officials release figures from last 100 days of terror, showing over a third of the attacks have taken place within 'Green Lines.'Ari Yashar, 25/12/2015 08:34
Study: Israel's teen drivers dangerously unsafe

Study: Israel's teen drivers dangerously unsafe

Nearly half of Israeli teens do not always wear seat belts; one in three speed while talking on cell phones.Tova Dvorin, 16/12/2015 22:26
2.4 million Israelis struggling to survive

2.4 million Israelis struggling to survive

Annual alternative poverty report points to an even more dire situation for Israel's poor - 31.9% of the population.Tova Dvorin, 15/12/2015 10:09
22 dead, 252 injured in 3 months of terror

22 dead, 252 injured in 3 months of terror

No fewer than 169 terror attacks launched against Israelis in 120 days, MDA reveals; public asked to donate blood to meet demand.Tova Dvorin, 15/12/2015 09:23
IDF dropout rates soar

IDF dropout rates soar

One in six men and one in twelve women do not finish their mandatory service; 'emotional distress' a primary factor.Tova Dvorin, 14/12/2015 14:49
Israelis unaware of prevalence of sexual abuse

Israelis unaware of prevalence of sexual abuse

57% of Israeli parents believe sexual offenders are random strangers, and under 25% of parents speak to their children about the issue.Tova Dvorin, 14/12/2015 08:22
Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money

Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money

Better-educated Israelis are doing better than their peers in other developed countries, an OECD report says.Moshe Cohen, 13/12/2015 16:50
More Israeli academics seeking jobs abroad - poll

More Israeli academics seeking jobs abroad - poll

Israelis seeking relief from high prices and political tension are increasingly looking to work abroad, a poll shows.Moshe Cohen, 07/12/2015 22:41
Expert: Kerry ignores demographics

Expert: Kerry ignores demographics

Former Amb. and demographer Yoram Ettinger notes Jewish presence in Israel is stronger than ever - making a 'one-state' solution possible.Shimon Cohen, 07/12/2015 17:47
Teenage presence in Israeli prison system up 120%

Teenage presence in Israeli prison system up 120%

While most of the teens are Palestinian Arabs who launched attacks on Jews, some are youth deemed 'right-wing extremists.'Tova Dvorin, 06/12/2015 19:33
65% of Israeli teachers satisfied with their jobs

65% of Israeli teachers satisfied with their jobs

Study provides new hope for educational analysts, after July statistics showed sky-high teacher burnout.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 29/11/2015 13:12
Israeli schools: 2015 report card mixed

Israeli schools: 2015 report card mixed

Ministry of Education reveals overall improvement for student achievements in grades 1-12, but sharp declines for Arabic, Bedouin sectors.Tova Dvorin, 17/11/2015 14:04
Black October: Worst month for terror since 2006

Black October: Worst month for terror since 2006

Shin Bet statistics reveal more attacks on Israelis in October 2015 than in entire years since the Second Intifada.Tova Dvorin, 16/11/2015 17:31
Winter storm sets record for rain

Winter storm sets record for rain

Heavy rain sets new record for October in the Sharon region; elsewhere, rain fulfilled yearly quota in two weeks.Tova Dvorin, 30/10/2015 08:09
By the numbers: 778 terror attacks since September

By the numbers: 778 terror attacks since September

Formal gov't report to the High Court shows dramatic rise in terror, demands immediate action to demolish terrorists' homes.Ido Ben-Porat, 27/10/2015 14:38
Israeli Muslim Growth Rate Declining

Israeli Muslim Growth Rate Declining

1.454 million Muslims live in Israel, and still have high fertility rates. However, growth has slowed significantly since 2000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2015 15:05
No Quiet After Operation Protective Edge

No Quiet After Operation Protective Edge

At least 12 rockets have struck Israeli soil in the year since the 2014 Gaza war - not counting dozens of rocket strikes which hit Gaza.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 28/08/2015 22:59
Homicide Rate Four Times Higher in PA Than Israel

Homicide Rate Four Times Higher in PA Than Israel

7.8 murders per 100,000 people in PA and Gaza; most dangerous countries in Latin America.Tova Dvorin, 17/05/2015 12:11
Israelis Feel Secure, But Don't Trust Police

Israelis Feel Secure, But Don't Trust Police

The majority of Israelis feel comfortable walking alone at night, but do not trust - or are dissatisfied with - police.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 03/05/2015 14:06
995 Attacks on Jerusalem Border Police Since 2014

995 Attacks on Jerusalem Border Police Since 2014

Attacks aimed just at Border Police and SWAT teams since January 2014 nearing 1,000 mark, data reveals; 70% during 'peacetime.'Tova Dvorin, 28/04/2015 08:34
Israel Remembers 23,320 Fallen Soldiers Since 1860

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, 22/04/2015 13:47
Fewer Israeli Couples Divorced in 2014

Fewer Israeli Couples Divorced in 2014

Divorces drop by 2%; agunah situation also improves.Tova Dvorin, 20/04/2015 16:03
15,000 More Jews in Judea-Samaria in 2014

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, 02/01/2015 09:18
IDF Suicides Double in 2014

IDF Suicides Double in 2014

Sharp increase in IDF soldiers ending their own lives not due to Gaza operation, Manpower Division chief insists.Tova Dvorin, 02/01/2015 08:04
Over 1,750 Volunteered for IDF Service in 2014

Over 1,750 Volunteered for IDF Service in 2014

End-of-year statistics reveal that more men volunteer than women, majority enter service at draft age of 18.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2014 19:09
Hareidi IDF Recruitment on the Rise

Hareidi IDF Recruitment on the Rise

13.5% of soldiers hareidi, up from 8.5% in 2004 - but hareidi cities still contributed the fewest soldiers to the Army in 2014.Tova Dvorin, 12/11/2014 19:35
40% of Jewish Israelis Want Prayer on Temple Mount

40% of Jewish Israelis Want Prayer on Temple Mount

High support for Temple Mount prayer rights, poll reveals, but optimism is low that an equal prayer arrangement will be made.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2014 22:31