In honor of Israel’s Independence Day, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) published statistics about the country.
Israel had a population of 9.727 million on the night before its 75th Independence Day:
7,145,090 Jews (73,5%)
2,048,000,000 Arabs (21,0%)
Other: 534,000 (5.5%)
Israel’s population has expanded by 216,000 (or 2.3%) since last year’s Independence Day. About 183,000 kids were born during this time, 79,000 immigrants arrived, and 51,000 people passed away.
806,000 people were living in Israel when the State of Israel was founded. Since then, it has grown by a factor of 12.
Over 3.3 million immigrants—roughly 1.5 percent—have arrived in Israel since the State’s founding.
Israel’s population is anticipated to reach 11.1 million in 2030 and 13.2 million in 2040.
and in 2048, on the 100th anniversary of Israel’s independence, the population is
anticipated to be 15.2 million.
• Israel was home to 46% of the world’s Jewish population as of the end of 2021. Jews born in Israel make up about 79% of the population.
• Israel has a young population, with 28% of its citizens under 14.
12% or so of the population are seniors.