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Country Resource - Israel

Israel

IL
  • Population.......................................................................6,276,883* (July 2005 est.)
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.2% (2005 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................18.21 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................6.18deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................0.0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.........Jewish 80.1% (Europe/America-born 32.1%, Israel-born 20.8%, Africa-born 14.6%, Asia-born 12.6%), non-Jewish 19.9% (mostly Arab) (1996 est.)

    * Note: includes about 187,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank, about 20,000 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, more than 5,000 in the Gaza Strip, and fewer than 177,000 in East Jerusalem

CIA World Factbook

Israel is home to Jews and Jewish immigrants as well as Israeli Arabs, Palestinian refugees, and others. But the arrival of foreign workers in the 1990s has further complicated the country's migration issues, as Martha Kruger reports.

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Israel is home to Jews and Jewish immigrants as well as Israeli Arabs, Palestinian refugees, and others. But the arrival of foreign workers in the 1990s has further complicated the country's migration issues, as Martha Kruger reports.